About the Course

This immersive one-day cadaveric workshop provides attendees with invaluable hands-on practical experience, focusing specifically on the technical skills of airway management.

The course is designed and delivered by the team that developed the acclaimed Procedures Course and will be taught on specially prepared donor cadavers at the University of Melbourne’s Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience.

The procedures covered include:

  • Direct & Videolaryngoscopy
  • Hyperangulated laryngoscopy
  • Supraglottic Airways
  • Nasendoscopy & fibreoptic intubation
  • Retrograde intubation
  • Surgical airway

Critical care physicians and advanced trainees (Emergency, Trauma, Intensive Care).

Core Faculty

Core Faculty

Dr Chris Groombridge

Emergency and Trauma Physician, The Alfred Hospital

Chris has a particular interest in the prehospital management of trauma and has worked as a retrieval specialist with Sydney HEMS & CareFlight NSW, as well as London HEMS in the UK.

He is also a co-founding faculty member of Alfred's Trauma Resuscitation Workshop and Shock, Trauma and Resuscitation (S.T.A.R) Program.

Chris’ current research interests focus on optimising airway management outside of the operating theatre and has previously published work on preoxygenation for rapid sequence intubation (RSI) and prehospital RSI induction pharmacology. He is also currently completing his PhD on the human factors of resuscitation.

Core Faculty

Dr Amit Maini

Emergency Physician at The Alfred Hospital

Amit has a special interest in emergency medicine education especially as it relates to trauma reception in the emergency department. He is a founder and co-creator of the Emergency Trauma Management (ETM) Course based in Melbourne, Australia, as well as a founding faculty member of The Alfred’s Trauma Resuscitation Workshop and Shock, Trauma and Resuscitation (S.T.A.R) Program.

Amit is also the Australian Editor of Emergency Medicine Review & Perspectives (EMRAP), a global monthly emergency medicine audio programme.