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Fri, 14 Sept




Advanced Technical and Teamwork Training for Anaesthetic Airway Crises (ATTAAC) $1430 for Consultant Anaesthetists $715 for Anaesthetic Registrars This 2 day course focuses on effective strategies for managing anticipated difficult and unanticipated emergency airways

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Time & Location

14 Sept 2018, 8:00 am – 15 Sept 2018, 5:00 pm

SCSSC , Level 6, Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards NSW 2065, Australia

About The Event

Advanced Technical and Teamwork training for Anaesthetic Airway Crises (ATTAAC)

Course Code: ATTAAC 140918

Cost: $1430 Specialist Anaesthetists

$715 Anaesthetic trainees

Target Audience

Consultant Anaesthetists and Advanced Trainees


The course is a recognised emergency response activity in ANZCA’s CPD program for Can’t Intubate, Can’t Oxygenate (CICO)

The course also provides 28 CPD points (14 hours) in the “Knowledge & Skills/Short Courses” category



This course aims to provide effective strategies for managing both anticipated difficult airways and unanticipated airway emergencies. With a focus on technical skills, decision making, communication and teamwork, the course aims to provide the skills to prevent airway crises where possible, and to optimise management of time-critical airway emergencies.

Topics covered:-

1. Human factors in airway management

2. Airway planning for both anticipated and unanticipated difficulty

3. The “threatened airway” – what works and what doesn’t

4. Techniques for safely managing the anticipated difficult airway

5. Teamwork and situational awareness during unanticipated airway crises

6. CICO Rescue strategies and skills

Training Methods

• Immersive scenarios with personalised feedback and debriefing

• Hands-on skills workshops including fibreoptic intubation, CICO Rescue techniques and THRIVE nasal-oxygen delivery

• Pause & discuss scenarios

• Video and case-based learning exercises

Maximum 24 doctors per course.


Sydney Clinical Skills & Simulation Centre

ATTAAC Course Sponsors

GE Healthcare

Merke, Sharpe & Dohme (Australia)

Course Duration

2 day course 0800 - 1700

Course Coordinator

Dr Adam Rehak

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