EM Skills Lab - Pittsburgh, PA 2019

Pittsburgh, PA US
September 17, 2019 to September 18, 2019

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 (via ceme.org / Learning Group / USACS Providers) and the EMsono tutorial (link will be provided by EMsono prior to the course) as prerequisites for attending the lab.

PDF icon Agenda Emergency Medicine Skills Lab.pdf



Due to planning and budgetary requirements, there are no refunds 30 days prior to the course.



Target Audience

USACS Physicians & Advanced Practice Providers

Learning Objectives

Providers will be able to demonstrate competency in all identified skills.

Providers will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the correct use of the equipment necessary to perform each of these EM procedures.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 14.00 AOA Category 2A
  • 14.00 Certificate of Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/17/2019 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
09/18/2019 - 5:00pm EDT
Center for Surgical Arts
320 East North Ave
4th Floor South Tower
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
United States


SpringHill Suites Pittsburgh North Shore
223 Federal Street Pittsburgh  PA  15212 
$209 per night
Check-in and Check-out
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • On-site parking, fee: 27 USD daily


Joan Kolodzik, MD  Director


Available Credit

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


There are no more spaces available for this course.