A Glidescope is a device that is used for difficult airway management. A Glidescope is a video laryngoscope that usually provides better visualization of the larynx compared with direct laryngoscopy when you need to maintain cervical immobilization, have excessive oral secretions, or anticipate a very anterior larynx. The Glidescope intubation course features two Glidescope machines to train students how to use video laryngoscopy for pediatric intubations and adult intubations. Other options for difficult airway management include stylet-guided intubations, laryngeal mask airway (LMA) placement, King tube placement, or fiberoptic intubations.
The HPC Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures course will teach you how to perform all these procedures for airway management in addition to central lines, arterial lines, ultrasound-guided peripheral IV, IO lines, POCUS exams (RUSH exams and E-FAST exams), thoracentesis, paracentesis, lumbar punctures, chest tube placement, pigtail catheter placement, needle thoracostomy, procedural sedation, and ventilator management.
Our Glidescope intubation training is a component of our live Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures CME course which teaches clinicians how to perform the 20 most essential procedures needed to work in the ER, ICU, and hospital wards.