Emergency and Critical Care Skills Lab - Tampa, FL 2019

Tampa, FL US
March 5, 2019 to March 7, 2019

This two day 'hands on" course for Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist and Critical Care Physicians will provide full day of procedural instruction / practice in the cadaver lab and a full day ultrasound instruction / practice.  Each participant will demonstrate proficiency in each of the following procedures:

Cadaver Lab  -  7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • Endotracheal intubation
  • Surgical airway management
  • Needle thoracostomy
  • Chest tube thoracostomy
  • Central venous access
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Intra-osseous cannulation
  • Wound care: I&D abscesses, suture repair
  • Peripheral nerve blocks (facial, rib, wrist, ankle, femoral)


Ultrasound Lab  -  7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Ultrasound Techniques, including vascular access, peripheral nerve blocks, and FAST exams for physicians – taught by EMsono


Prerequisite  8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Participants must successfully complete 10 on-line EM Skills and Procedures modules as prerequisites for attending the lab. You will be awarded a total of 8.5 CME credits upon completion.


Optional Airway Lab  -  4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

A 4-hour review course utilizing an airway station with manikin intubation using adult and pediatric models, demonstration of airway adjuncts (including King Vision, LMA, Combitube, SALT and others as available) to enhance knowledge and improve existing skills in airway including but not limited to optimizing oxygenation, intubation and the use of rescue ventilation devices. The special needs of pediatrics and medication choices will be reviewed and discussed.



PDF icon Agenda Emergency & Critical Care Skills Lab.pdf


Optional 1/2 Day Airway Lab -  March 5, 2019


2-Day Skills Lab  -  March 6-7, 2019 



Cancellations must be made in writing to CEME at ceme@ceme.org. 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. 

Target Audience

Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist, and Critical Care Physicians

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: 
  • 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 18.00 Certificate of Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/05/2019 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
03/07/2019 - 5:00pm EST
USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning & Simulation
124 S. Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33612
United States

Sheraton Tampa River Walk Hotel
200 N. Ashley Drive
Tampa, FL 33602
$209.00 per night

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Joan Kolodzik, MD  Director


Available Credit

  • 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 18.00 Certificate of Participation


There are no more spaces available for this course.