The Cutting Edge: Emergency and Critical Care Skills Lab - Aurora, CO 2021

Aurora, CO US
September 21, 2021 to September 22, 2021
Additional Course Dates:

EM & CC Skills Lab – Tampa, FL  Nov. 10 – 11, 2021


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


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

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 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: 
09/21/2021 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
09/22/2021 - 4:00pm EDT
University of Colorado Center for Surgical Innovation
12635 E. Montview Blvd.
Ste 170
Aurora, CO 80045
United States






Suggested Hotel 

SpringHill Suites Denver at Anschutz Medical Campus  
13400 E. Colfax Avenue
Aurora, CO 80011
(720) 859-1100
Hotel Group Rate
  • $159 USD per night

Last Day to Book: Sunday, August 22, 2021

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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