1-Day Adult-Pediatric SLAM Airway Management Course


AANA Approved for 12 CEs

ASTNA Approved for 12 CEs

AARC Approved for 12 CEs

TDH Approved for 12 CEs

This full day 12-hour course covers essential aspects of adult and pediatric airway management. The day is fairly evenly divided between lectures and hands-on instruction. 

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

  • Overview of the Pediatric Airway
  • Use of Supraglottic Airway Devices for oxygenation and ventilation in children
  • The Difficult Pediatric Airway: Definitions, Decisions & Devices
  • Common Airway Complications in Pediatric Patients
  • Literature Review in Pediatric Airway Management: Insightful Picks
  • Learning from Closed Claims learning from the past to avoid future pitfalls
  • Rescue ventilation using supraglottic airway devices
  • SLAM Flowchart: Management strategies for the emergency / difficult airway
  • Airway anatomy and assessment
  • Techniques to avoid difficult laryngoscopy & rescue failed intubation
  • Confirmation of tracheal intubation
  • Traumatized Airway & C-spine protection

Hands on sessions cover:

  • A to Z Laryngoscopy: BIRP - ELM - 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
  • RSI Station using an AirMan Simulator
  • One Lung Ventilation

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 

Alex Visuara, MD

Medical Director Anesthesiology

Edinburg Children's Hospital

Edinburg Regional Medical Center

Edinburg, TX 

William Teskey, CRNA

Renaissance Hospital

Edinburg Texas 

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 


  • $600

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