Pre-Course: Airway Management

Sunday 28 September: 08:00 - 12:00

Course Director

  • Sabine Merz (Germany)


  • Christian Hohenstein (Germany)
  • Bernhard Kumle (Germany)


The course is designed for 30 participants (skill stations and case scenarios will be conducted in small groups).

Course description & learning objectives

Airway Management is a major topic in the Emergency Department. Knowledge of the different devices and techniques is necessary in order to practice safe Airway Management for the patient. The course will give an overview of the frequency and the management of difficult airways in the Emergency Department. Several techniques will be taught by experienced ED physicians and all participants will be able to train the different devices on intubation trainers.