USACS Colorado Regional Education Meeting - August 20, 2018

Lakewood, CO US
August 20, 2018

This course is part of a bi-monthly education meeting for Denver region emergency physicians. This 3 hour education meeting will focus on the latest evidence-based updates of certain neurologic emergencies. One hour will address the approach to neurologic emergencies in general with a focus on risk-management principles including neurology-specific evaluation, management and documentation. One half hour will address the latest evidence on the management of acute stroke. One hour will be used for small group skills stations including review of 6-point neuro exam, the high-sensitivity neuro exam for back pain and ultrasound-guided fascia iliaca blocks.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss utility and implementation of airway checklists for increasing team cohesiveness and improving patient outcomes
  2. Demonstrate comfort with supraglottic airways and their use as a tool in can’t oxygenate/can’t ventilate scenarios as well as use in securing a definitive airway (intubating through a supraglottic airway)
  3. Apply troubleshooting techniques in addressing difficulties with tube delivery in radically curved video laryngoscopes
  4. Apply “scalpel, finger, bougie” technique to perform surgical airway
  5. Optimize topical anesthesia application prior to awake flexible endoscopic intubation (FEI) and train in best practices for FEI
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 3.25 Certificate of Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/20/2018 - 9:30am EDT
Event ends: 
08/20/2018 - 12:00pm EDT
St. Anthony Hospital
11600 W 2nd Pl
Lakewood, CO 80228
United States


Disclosure of Faculty Financial Interests or Relationships:
It is the policy of the Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) to insure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities, and that all contributors present information in an objective, unbiased manner without endorsement or criticism of specific products or services and that the relationships that contributors disclose will not influence their contributions. In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias. All individuals in a position to control the content of this CME activity have indicated that he/she has no relevant financial relationships, which, in the context of this CME activity, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest. Complete disclosure of relevant (or no) financial relationships will be made to learners prior to the beginning of the CME activity. All faculty pictured may not be at all scheduled course dates.

Available Credit

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


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