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July 13, 2023

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CME Credit



CME Provider

American Society of Anesthesiologists


Failed airway management is a major contributor to patient morbidity and mortality, and inadequate planning and judgment contribute to patient harm. This online course will walk you through steps for managing an unanticipated difficult airway to ensure you’re prepared for any situation.

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Educational Objectives

Conduct a preoperative airway assessment of the patient and be able to identify features of the exam correlated with a possible difficult airway.
Identify strategies for airway management in the anatomically difficult airway.
Work through steps using the ASA difficult airway algorithm upon encountering an unanticipated difficult airway


Patient safety


Medical Knowledge

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

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