The Cutting Edge: Emergency and Critical Care Skills Lab - Aurora, CO 2022

Aurora, CO US
September 14, 2022 to September 15, 2022
This two day 'hands on" course will provide full day of procedural instruction / practice in the cadaver lab and a full day ultrasound and airway instruction / practice.  Each participant will demonstrate proficiency in each of the following procedures:
Cadaver Lab:  
Endotracheal intubation
Surgical airway management
Needle thoracostomy
Chest tube thoracostomy
Central venous access
Lumbar puncture
Intra-osseous cannulation
Wound care: I&D abscesses, suture repair
Peripheral nerve blocks (facial, rib, wrist, ankle, femoral)
Non-Cadaver Lab
Ultrasound Techniques, including vascular access, peripheral nerve blocks, and FAST exams for physicians – taught by EMsono
Airway station with manikin intubation using adult and pediatric models, demonstration of airway adjuncts (King Vision, Glidescope, LMA, Combitube I-gel, SALT)
EZ-IO demonstration station



Participants must have successfully completed all 10 on-line EM Skills and Procedures modules as prerequisites for attending the lab.



Cancellations must be made in writing to CEME at Refunds, less a $100 processing fee, are provided if cancellation occurs more than 45 days in advance of the course. Cancellations received between 10 and 45 days incur a $500 charge. No refunds available for cancellation within 10 days of the course date. ue to planning and budgetary requirements, there are no refunds 30 days prior to the course.

Target Audience

Physicians & Advanced Practice Providers

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this airway review program, 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: 
  • 14.00 ACEP
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 14.00 AOA Category 2A
  • 14.00 Certificate of Participation
  • 14.00 Satisfactory Completion
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/14/2022 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/15/2022 - 5:00pm
University of Colorado Center for Surgical Innovation
12635 E. Montview Blvd.
Ste 170
Aurora, CO 80045
United States





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Joan Kolodzik, MD  Director


Available Credit

  • 14.00 ACEP
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 14.00 AOA Category 2A
  • 14.00 Certificate of Participation
  • 14.00 Satisfactory Completion


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