Cadaver-Based Emergency Procedures Course - CCME participants


Cadaver-Based Expert Instruction

at Your Own Pace and On Your Own Time.

Under the direction of Dr. Joan Kolodzik, a frontline emergency physician with a master’s degree in human anatomy, the Cadaver-Based Emergency Procedures Course was designed to be a high-yield, focused educational experience. Taught by a cadre of emergency medicine experts, you’ll gain confidence as they take you through the nuances of performing a series of essential emergency procedures.

  • Created to help optimize the procedure-related techniques and skills of emergency care clinicians
  • The video was shot in a professional cadaver lab with no other students present in order to solely focus on the instruction of the distant learner
  • You’ll receive step-by-step instruction on unembalmed cadavers and simulators to create a lifelike experience
  • Integrates didactic PowerPoint presentations focusing on indications and contraindications for the various procedures combined with instruction on performing the procedures
  • Pearls and tricks of the trade will be presented to make performing the procedures as safe and efficient as possible

This home-study course will provide procedural instruction on a cadaver. 

Target Audience

This course is designed to benefit emergency medicine physicians, hospitalists, critical care physicians, PAs, and NPs.

Learning Objectives

After completing this CME course, participants will be able to:

  • Assess the need for intubation
  • Review technique of intubation/First pass success
  • Optimize oxygenation during intubation
  • Review medication choices for RSI (Rapid Sequence Intubation)
  • Review assistive devices for intubation
  • Demonstrate intubation with devices
  • Practice surgical airways

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 6.50 AOA Category 2A
  • 6.50 Certificate of Participation
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Course expires: 


Joan Kolodzik, MD  Director


Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 6.50 AOA Category 2A
  • 6.50 Certificate of Participation


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