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Regional Medical Center of San Jose
225 N Jackson Ave, San Jose, California 95116
This seminar is appropriate for physicians, nurses, paramedics and first responders. Conference topics and materials will help attendees with Advanced Airway Management in both prehospital and hospital settings.
Richard Levitan, M.D.
Dr. Richard Levitan is the founder and owner of Airway Cam Technologies, Inc., and the operator of the AirwayCam.com website and portal. He is an emergency physician, researcher, inventor of the Airway Cam direct laryngoscopy video system and the Levitan FPS optical stylet, and is an internationally recognized expert in the area of emergency airway management. Dr. Levitan has been published widely in leading peer-reviewed journals in the field of emergency medicine and related specialties, and has given over 350 invited lectures on airway management around the country and the world.
Review and hands-on practice with different direct and video laryngoscopes, highlighting design differences, challenges of laryngeal exposure and tube delivery.
Discuss benefits and indications for different devices in challenging airways, and use video examples to demonstrate their performance in real tissue.
Explain critical anatomic aspects of the surgical airway through hands-on examination of the anatomic model, advanced imaging (CT radiography), and video examples of cricothyrotomy.
Teach a methodical step-wise approach to cricothyrotomy, highlighting efficiency of movements and reliability of performance, even in anatomically challenging patients.
Review indications for cricothyrotomy in this new age of alternative rescue ventilation devices and oxygenation techniques.
Refunds (less a $20 administration fee) will be provided if the refund request is received in writing 72 hours (3 days) prior to the event. The refund will be processed within 30 days of the timely refund request.
If the event is cancelled for any reason, refunds will be provided in full within 30 days of the cancellation notification. Registered participants will be notified immediately upon cancellation of the class through the email address provided at the time of registration. If an email address was not provided, a voice message will be left at the number provided at the time of registration.
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