Birmingham Anaesthesia Schools: Difficult Airway Rescue Techniques (BASDART Course)

22nd September 2017, Worcester, United Kingdom.

This course is aimed at anyone wishing to enhance or practice their skills in managing the expected and unexpected difficult airway. While initially advertised to anaesthetic trainees, recent courses have been attended by operating department practitioners (ODPs), emergency physicians and more.

The course lasts one day and consists of:

  • Introductory lecture based on plan A, B, C, D
  • Video reconstruction of Mr Bromiley’s wife’s case
  • Lectures from experienced faculty detailing cases which went wrong
  • Scenario practice and discussion
  • Special guest speaker
  • Live upper airway endoscopy

Workshops on:

  • Fibreoptic intubation – through nasal, oral routes, Berman airway, iGEL and LMA
  • Intubating LMA
  • Supraglottic airways/improving the view – Proseal, i-gel, LMA supreme
  • Airtraq, Videolaryngoscopes, Bonfils
  • CICV – surgical cricothyroidotomy, small and large cannula cricothyroidotomy and Manujet ventilation
  • Tracheostomy emergencies
  • Extubation
  • Airway ultrasound

There is then a summary and roundup of the days’ events and the DAS guidelines are reinforced. The course is led by an experienced consultant faculty, with industry support. The emphasis is on learning in a friendly, fun environment.

General Information
Date: 22nd September 2017

Worcestershire Royal Hospital
Charles Hastings Way
Worcester WR5 1DD
United Kingdom


Find more information about application & fees here.

Find more information on the course here.

Published in GI-Mail 07/2017 (English edition). Sign up for GI-Mail here.  

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