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CHEST 2021 sessions bring you the latest clinical recommendations based on research and evidence-based guidelines from the last year. Our 200+ live and on demand sessions highlight the most relevant, popular, and sometimes obscure topics in chest medicine.
Please note: Certain sessions may not be reflected here, and this schedule is subject to change. The most up-to-date schedule will be found in the online meeting platform.
Integrating Awake Intubation Into Your Practice
October 21, 2021 - October 1, 2022
This virtual course will demonstrate awake intubation methods in critically ill patients, highlighting important differences from a standard bronchoscopic procedure. Awake intubation is an important skill to manage patients with potential difficult airways based on airway exam or physiologic parameters. Learn the indications/contraindications, novel methods of preoxygenation/oxygenation during the procedure, and directed/topical airway anesthesia with localization of the appropriate nerves.
- Identify the situations that are optimal for an awake intubation or when it is contraindicated and be aware of new published guidelines.
- Explain the need for topical anesthesia for an awake intubation and which anatomical areas to focus on.
- Identify the adjuncts used to facilitate an awake intubation, namely an Ovassapian or Williams airway.
- Demonstrate when to abandon an awake intubation due to refractory or worsening hypoxemia, and place an extraglottic airway as a rescue device.
CHEST ID: 3054
The CHEST 2021 schedule is subject to change.