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Airway Workshop for Yale Anesthesiology Saturday, February 8, 2014 8am to 4pm  

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Saturday, 8am to 4pm

(see date above)


REGISTER for sessions below



Who can attend?

The Yale anesthesia airway workshop lectures are open to everyone in the Yale community. Unfortunately, the hands-on session must be limited to the following groups:

Yale Anesthesia Residents

Yale Anesthesia Attendings

Yale Anesthesia PAs

Yale Anesthesia APRNs

Yale CRNAs

Yale ED medicine residents

Others by invitation (contact


Residents (class of 2013 onward) in anesthesia must attend the Friday night lectures at least once during the residency BEFORE they can attend this or future hands-on sessions. If extenuating circumstances prevent you from attending the lectures (e.g., overnight call), please contact Dr. Rosenblatt in advance if you wish to come to the hands-on event. You will be expected to attend future airway workshop lectures before attending the hands-on event in the future.


What about CME/CE?


CRNA:s may apply for CE credit through Ms. Holly Robbins  at   <>


CMEs will not be granted for this event

Paperless syllabus



In order to reduce paper waste and printing costs, please download your syllabus at the following link:

  • AOD Syllabus
    Companion syllabus for the AOD & Yale anesthesia airway workshop

Other upcoming Yale Anesthesia Workshops

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The Yale Anesthesiology Airway Workshop will be held Saturday (date above) from 8am to 4pm with 5 hours of didactics followed by a hands-on practice session (2pm to 4pm). The program (see tentative itinerary below) presents a clinically oriented, comprehensive airway management curriculum. (see upper left hand corner for dates).

Please REGISTER below

Please note: It is recommended that all residents attend the didactic session each year of their residency - see sidebar note for anesthesia residents graduating in 2013 or later. 


More What? - the Itinerary

Hour 1:         -  Decision-making and patient evaluation in airway management

                  -  The new ASA guidelines for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Hour 2:         -  Aids to direct laryngoscopy

                  -  Inhalation induction of the difficult airway patient

                  -  Preparation for awake intubation

Hour 3:         -  Indirect vision aided intubation (e.g., fiberoptic, videolaryngoscopes)

                  -  Minimally invasive techniques of intubation

Hour 4:         -  Supraglottic rescue airways (e.g., laryngeal masks and others)

                  -  Intubation after supraglottic airway rescue

Hour 5:         -  Transtracheal jet ventilation

                  -  Percutaneous cricothyrotomy

                  -  Extubation of the difficult airway


How (do I REGISTER?)

Please use the below "survey" to REGISTER for the didactics and hands-on session. This does not imply an obligation, but helps us determine the staffing and catering needs. If you must cancel, you can use the same survey

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Lectures (8am to 2pm): will be held in the Park Street Clinical Lab building 2nd floor auditorium (55 Park Street) where Anesthesiology Wednesday morning grand rounds are held. This building can be reached from the 4th floor of the Smilow Cancer Hospital. 





Hands-on session (2pm to 4pm): will be held in rooms 4101A & B of the Smilow Cancer Hospital. You can reach this room by using the Smilow visitor elevators. Go to the 4th floor, and turn left as you leave the elevator lobby. 4101A will be the second door on your left. 



William H. Rosenblatt, MD

Director 2014




Christine Drewniak, CRNA,

2014 Retrograde intubation 


Carmen Brown, CRNA,

2014  - 



Judy Thompson, CRNA, 

2014 Supraglottic airways - c



Jean  Charchaflieh, MD, MPH, DrPH

2014 Percutaneous emergency airway - c

Lars Helgeson, MD 

2014 Flexibel intubation scope (FOB)



Ranjit Deshpande, MD 

2014 Flexible Fiberoptic Aided Intubation-c


Aymen Alian, MD

2014Flexible Fiberoptic Aided Intubation -c  



Jessica Feinleib, MD PhD 

2014 Simulation

Jinlei Li, MD 

2014 Videolaryngoscopes-c


Jodi Sherman, MD

2014 - intubating laryngeal masks- c 


 Viji Kurup, MD

2014 Melker and Cric-key - c



Susan Dabu-Bondoc

2014 Extubation 

Past instructors

Hosni Mikhael, MD

Stephen Luczycki, MD

2013 Melker Cric

Nalini Vadivelu, MD

2013 Optical Stylets: 


Marianne Cosgrove, CRNA

2013 Supraglottic airways


How can I teach? / cancel

We need faculty for the hands-on session. If you would like to help us, please click below. You can also use this link if you need to cancel.

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