2018 Difficult Airway Workshop

Click through for photos from the 2018 Difficult Airway Workshop. 

Course Director Dr. Pankaj Desai organized the 2018 Difficult Airway Workshop, held Saturday, January 27. The annual event, which has been held for more than a decade, drew a crowd of 47 UAB faculty, CRNAs, SRNAs, residents, and fellows. It also included six industry vendors.

Presentations included:

Difficult Airway Predictors, Dr. Desai

Fiberoptic Intubation and Sedation Techniques, Dr. Godlewski

Airway Managment in the Trauma Setting, Dr. Godlewski

Jet Ventilation, Dr. Desai

The Surgical Airway, Dr. McHugh

Workstations and Simulations included:

Air Q and LMA Aided Intubation, Dr. Chapman and Dr. Miller

Double Lumen Tubes and Bronchial Blockers, Dr. Hull

Fiberoptic Intubation, Dr. Godlewski

Navigating the Nasal Passage, Dr. Dobyns

Jet Ventilation, Drs. Desai and Boyce

Cricothyrotomy, Dr. McHugh

Retrograde Wire Intubation, Dr. Mandabach

Video Laryngoscopy, Dr. Hughes and Dr. Baker

Ultrasound Imaging of the Airway, Dr. Kalagara

Hands-on workstations and simulations took place in the UAB Simulation Center.