The provisional programme is subject to alteration

Revalidation for AnaesthitistsThis Workshop is approved by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for 4 points for the purposes of continuing professional development.

The Difficult Little Airway - Planning and Management

Delivered by:   APAGBI   and   DAS


This course is now fully booked: Please contact the secretariat to be placed on the waiting list
Course Organisers: Liz Shepherd, James Ellwood, Jude Morgan 

Liz Shepherd
Sub-committee: Rob Hearn, Christine Kirton and Vanessa Hodgetts


Participants will be split into two groups and each will participate in two halves of the course:


11:30 Registration
11:45 Lunch and Refreshments
12:20 Welcome & Introduction
12:30 Lectures - Group A and Practical Stations - Group B
14:15 Refreshments
14:45 Practical stations - Group A and Lectures - Group B
16:30 Plenary Lecture: Virtual Airway Endoscopy (3A01) (2A01)
Dr Imran Ahmad, Consultant Anaesthetist, London
17:00 Close

Lectures (Total time 1 hr 45 min)

Little Airways; a Surgical Perspective (20 min) (3A01) (2A01) Mr Ravi Thevasagayam, Sheffield
TIVA Techniques for the Difficult Paediatric Airway (20 min) (3A01) (2A01)Dr Elizabeth Allison, Sheffield
FONA in Paediatrics - Current Evidence & Guidelines (20 min) (3A01) (2A01) (1B02) Dr Richard Craig, Liverpool
Context Sensitive Airway Management (3A01) (2A01) – Challenging Case Presentations & Discussion (30 min) Dr Doug Johnson, Sheffield Dr Jimmy Montgomery, Birmingham
Questions and Discussion (15 min)

Practical Stations (35 mins each, total time 1 hr 45 min)

Demonstration, discussion & practical tips from faculty and the opportunity for practice in rotation;

Fibre Optic Intubation Techniques (3A01) (2A01) Christine Kirton, Sheffield Jo Gordon, Chesterfield Neil Willis, Glasgow Rob John. Sheffield
Video Laryngoscopes (3A01) (2A01) Rob Hearn, Sheffield Vanessa Hodgetts, Sheffield Stephanie Bew, Leeds Alistair Baxter, Edinburgh
Difficult Airway Simulation (3A01) (2A01) (1B02) James Ellwood, Sheffield Jude Morgan, Sheffield Barry McGuire, Scotland Grant Rodney, Dundee

There will be two, or more, faculty members per station, all consultant anaesthetists / DAS members, or ENT surgeons, with an interest in difficult airway management. There will be a maximum of 8 delegates per station. Refreshments will be available throughout the afternoon, in both sessions.


Delegates must pre-book to secure a place on the course. There is no on-site registration.
Early Registration: £85.00
Standard Registration: £95.00

Drinks Reception 18.30 (click here for details)


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