The Definitive EMS Airway Course

  • Learn the full range of airway management techniques — including use of video laryngoscopes & other advanced imaging devices, extraglottic devices, drug-assisted intubation and cricothyrotomy.
  • Work with expert faculty who know the unique challenges facing EMS providers.
  • Use proven airway devices in small group sessions.
  • Practice decision-making and airway techniques in Code AirwayTM simulations.
  • Face the most challenging patient scenarios in a no-risk environment. These include: elevated ICP, pulmonary edema, cardiogenic shock, status asthmaticus foreign body in the airway, direct airway trauma, multiple trauma with shock, and many more.

Didactic and Hands-on Training

  • Prediction of the Difficult Airway
  • Video Laryngoscopy and other advanced imaging devices
  • Medication-assisted Intubation (including RSI and RSA)
  • Pediatric intubation
  • Endotracheal tube introducers (bougie)
  • Cricothyrotomy
  • Extraglottic devices 

Find a course near you

The Difficult Airway Course: EMS

Salt Lake City, UT

November 2 - 3, 2018

University of Utah Medical Center


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The Difficult Airway Course: EMS

Cincinnati, OH

November 8 - 9, 2018

UC Health Business Center


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The Difficult Airway Course: EMS

Calgary, AB

November 9 - 10, 2018

Professional Medical Associates Calgary

403 547 9709 

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The Difficult Airway Course: EMS

Burton in Kendal, Cumbria

November 21 - 22, 2018

Clawthorpe Hall Business Centre

0800 6125123 

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The Difficult Airway Course: EMS

Sywell, Northamptonshire

November 22 - 23, 2018


0800 112 3505 

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The Difficult Airway Course: EMS

Bologna, Bologna

November 26 - 27, 2018

Advanced Life Support Formazione Sanitaria


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Course Fees:

Course fees vary. Please contact the Authorized Training Center in your area for more information.

Become a Training Center

For further information about becoming an Authorized Training Center please contact Terry T. Steele at 860-679-9285 or

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The Difficult Airway in Pre-Hospital Critical Care

CE/CH Credit


This continuing education activity is approved by First Airway, LLC, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE). CAPCE Activity #17-FirstAir-F2-0001. CEH Number and Type: 16.0 Advanced.


16.0 Contact Hours have been provided by the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association (Certificate #2017-49). ASTNA is an approved provider for the California Board of Registered Nursing CEP 13575.

Regional Course Directors

Name Email Area
Fred Ellinger USA: Delaware, Washington DC, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania
Michael Keller USA: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
Ken Davis USA: Arkansas, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Ecuador, Chile, Mexico
Kevin Franklin USA: Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska
Cory Cox USA: Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Alaska
Jamie Todd Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Hungary, Former Yugoslavia (Bosnia, Slovenia, Macedonia, Serbia), Albania, Greece, Turkey, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Romania, Bulgaria and Moldova, Algeria, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Malta, Italy
Rudy Princi USA: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island
James Habstritt Canada: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan