Two-Day Adult & Pediatric Emergency & Difficult Airway Management Course


September 13 & 14, 2019 in Rowlett, TX (DFW Area)


Rowlett, TX is a suburb of Dallas, TX and is easily accessible from both DFW and Love Field.  The SLAM Airway Learning Center's physical address is:

     SLAM Airway Learning Center

     4921 Gordon Smith Drive

     Rowlett, TX 75088

It is an easy UBER ride from hotels in the adjacent vicinity.

Hotels around Rowlett, TX


$500 - $900

 AANA Approved for 20 CEs

ASTNA Approved for 20 CEs

TDSHS approved for 20 CEs

This 2-Day course is a full day of pediatric airway management and a full day of adult airway management.  Approved for 20 CEs. Each day is fairly evenly divided between lectures and hands-on instruction.

Featuring noted airway experts, this unique two-day conference offers lecture topics:

  1. Overview of the Pediatric Airway
  2. Use of Supraglottic Airway Devices for oxygenation and ventilation in children
  3. The Difficult Pediatric Airway: Definitions, Decisions & Devices
  4. Common Airway Complications in Pediatric Patients
  5. Literature Review in Pediatric Airway Management: Insightful Picks
  6. Learning from Closed Claims learning from the past to avoid future pitfalls
  7. Rescue ventilation using supraglottic airway devices
  8. SLAM Rescue Airway Flowchart: Management strategies for the emergency / difficult airway
  9. Airway anatomy and assessment
  10. Techniques to avoid difficult laryngoscopy & rescue failed intubation
  11. Confirmation of tracheal intubation
  12. Traumatized Airway & C-spine protection
  13. Use of apnic oxygenation and delayed sequence intubation

Hands on sessions cover:

  • A to Z Laryngoscopy: External Laryngeal Manipulation - Airway Exchange Catheters - Bougie-assisted Intubation
  • Advanced techniques to prevent and rescue failed tracheal intubation
  • Rescue ventilation using supraglottic airway devices
  • Rational use of the LMA-Fastrach
  • Special techniques to overcome difficult laryngoscopy
  • Videolaryngoscopy and fiberoptic stylets
  • Rapid Sequence Intubation vs. Delayed Sequence Intubation

Conference Chair

Patrick Olomu, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, TX 


Patrick Olomu, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Children's Hospital

Dallas, TX 

James Rich, CRNA

Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army (ret)

Director, SLAM Airway Training Institute

Author - SLAM: Street Level Airway Management

Creator - SLAM Emergency & Difficult Rescue Airway Algorithm 


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