This ANZCA endorsed Anaesthetic Emergency Responses Workshop -CICO- will provide anaesthetists with a thorough review of the practical management of can't intubate can't oxygenate intra-operative emergency. The workshop aims to provide participants with the opportunity to improve their knowledge, technical skills and team-work.
This refresher course is suited to Consultant Anaesthetists, GP Anaesthetists, Anaesthetic Registrars, Anaesthetic nurses and Anaesthetic Technicians.
Certificates of completion will be awarded to all successful participants and this may be used to obtain CPD Can't Intubate Can't Oxygenate emergency scenario from ANZCA.
Develop an understanding of what human factors are and their potential impact on
performance during airway management
Participants will consider strategies to address human factors related impairment of
performance and understand the role of the Vortex Approach in facilitating these.
Implementing the Vortex
Participants will have the opportunity to implement the Vortex action plan
CICO rescue workshop
Participants will be able to practice the techniques for CICO Rescue, both cannula or scalpel techniques.
Utilising the Vortex approach to airways management
While technical competence and adequate planning are crucial to effective airway management, it is well recognised that even well prepared airway clinicians can sometimes fail to perform basic interventions under stress.
Pre-Reading prior to Workshop
Pre- Reading 1 - Introduction to Vortex airway approach