EM Skills & Procedures Lab - Charlotte, NC 2020

Charlotte, NC US
April 22, 2020 to April 23, 2020

Course Cancelled

We have been monitoring the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the country.  As hospital leaders, clinicians, and staff, we understand the importance of your health and safety in your obligation to care for your patients and communities.  With this in mind, we have decided to cancel the EM Skills & Procedures Lab on April 22-23, 2020.
We would also like to remind attendees that we are holding this course again on May 14-15, 2020 & September 23-24, 2020 (course links below).  Please let us know if you would like to have your registration transferred to one of the other courses, or if you prefer a refund. 


EM Skills & Procedures Lab - San Antonio, TX  May 14-15, 2020

EM Skills & Procedures Lab - Aurora, CO September 23-24, 2020



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.

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

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: 
  • 0.00 ACEP
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 14.00 AOA Category 2A
  • 14.00 Certificate of Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/22/2020 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
04/23/2020 - 5:00pm EDT
Charlotte Medical Center - Mercy Surgical Skills Center
2001 Vail Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28207
United States



A block of rooms has been set at the Hampton Inn at the rate of $209.00.  Parking is available for $15/day.  $20/day valet.


Hampton Inn Charlotte Uptown
530 East Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Charlotte 28202

Use the link below to reserve a room.

Click Here to Reserve a Room



Contact USACS Travel Coordinators at 800-520-8068 for assistance with travel.  

Joan Kolodzik, MD  Director


Available Credit

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


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