Teach the Teacher Workshop: Awake Flexible Fiberoptic Intubation

Sponsored by the SAEM Airway Interest Group

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


This workshop may be added to your SAEM19 registration!


This course will cover the indications, contraindications, and complications for the use of fiber optics in airway management. The didactic portion of this workshop will discuss patient selection for the procedure, patient preparation with topical anesthesia, pharmacology, flexible fiber optic scope mechanics, and best practices for introducing the scope and passing the endotracheal tube. The hands-on portion of the session will include practice using the scope on mannequins to review the workings of the scope, followed by live procedural practice on participants after a live demonstration by presenters.


Rebecca L. Kornas, MD - Denver Health Medical Center
Marc L. Martel, MD - Hennepin County Medical Center / University of Minnesota
Erik Nordquist, MD - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center–El Paso
Rob Reardon, MD - Hennepin County Medical Center
David Saloum, MD, MACM - Maimonides Medical Center

Fiberoptic copy