The Airway

General Airway Learning Objectives:

Students will:

1. Appreciate airway evaluation and management as a scientific art.

2. Be inspired to study and learn enough to easily correctly answer ABA written and oral Board questions pertaining to the airway.

3. Competently and confidently manage the airway in the practice of perioperative medicine and critical care.

Areas of Knowledge:

Airway Anatomy
Airway Approach Algorithm (Rosenblatt)
Alternative Intubation Technics
Blind Nasal Intubation
Digitally Assisted Intubation
Fiberoptic Intubation
GlideScope Video Laryngoscope
Gum Elastic Bougie Assisted Intubation
LMA Assisted Fiberoptic Intubation
Retrograde Intubation
Wuscope Intubation
The Difficult Airway
The Pediatric Airway
Fiberoptic View of Glottis

Greg Gordon MD