Airway Workshop – ISAJAC

03 Oct, 2010

Medica Superspecialty Hospital’s department of Anaesthesiology and Critical care services organised a high quality workshop on Basic and Advance Airway for the Indian Society of Anaesthesia’s twentieth zonal conference (ISAJAC, 2010) on the October 3, 2010. It was held at the hospital’s conference hall.

The workshop was subdivided into five modules comprising of basic airway devices, basics of ventilation, airway ultrasound, percutaneous tracheostomy, cricothyroidectomy, supraglottic airway devices and difficult airway aids.

Every module comprised high quality tutorial imparted by eminent in-house and guest faculty. Extensive hands-on training was provided to the participants from all over eastern region on advance mannequin and rare advance airway devices.

The workshop concluded with an interesting, brain teasing quiz session and the winners were handsomely rewarded with books and audio visual aids from Karl Stroz difficult airway aids. The success of the workshop was the result of the combined herculean effort of the coordinators – Dr. Abhijit Paul (HOD Anaesthesia Services) and Dr. Arindam Kar (HOD Critical Care).