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


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

Course is limited to 100 participants.


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 Dr Liz Shepherd, Sheffield
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 (25 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) Dr Christine Kirton, Sheffield Dr Jo Gordon, Chesterfield
Video Laryngoscopes (3A01) (2A01) Dr Vanessa Hodgetts, Sheffield Dr Jude Morgan,Sheffield
Hopkins Rod / Bonfils (3A01) (2A01) Dr Rob Hearn, Sheffield
Optiflow / FONA (3A01) (2A01) (1B02) Dr Reema Nandi, London

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 10 delegates per station, and an extra one minute allowed for transfer between stations. 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 (click here for details)


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