Department of Anaesthesia

Structured Management Airway Response Team - SMART®

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Supported by the Difficult Airway Society UK

Structured Management Airway Response Team - SMART®

To be held at: Clinical Sciences Building, University Hospital, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry CV2 2DX

Course Fees: consultant anaesthetist: £225 (DAS member: £200) | SAS or trainee anaesthetist: £175 (DAS member £150) | theatre team member: £100*

* This fee will be refunded if accompanied by an anesthetist from the same Trust  

This one-day course includes interactive team training, simulation, and airway technical skills. It aims to highlight the importance of

  • “Error Avoidance” strategy.

  • “Human Factors” in crisis management.

  • Leadership, communication and hierarchical barriers.

  • Situation awareness and decision making.

  • Practical briefing and debriefing skills.

  • Risk and error management

Applied for 5 CPD points from the Royal College of Anaesthetists (1I02, 1I03, 1B02, 1C02, 2A01)

If you wish to come to the course please return the form with your registration fee. Back to courses page.

Course organisers: Dr Ravi Dravid and Dr Ajay Swami.

Coventry coordinators: Dr Cyprian Mendonca and Dr S. Radhakrishna.

Nontechnical faculty (ex-aviation): Trevor Dale and Guy Hirst, Atrainability UK.

Places are limited to 12 anaesthetist/ODP teams (24 delegates). Priority will be given to those who register as a team (anaesthetist with theatre staff) from an individual NHS Trust. However, individual anaesthetists and theatre team members are welcome to apply.

Registration enquiries

Busola Adesanya-Yusuf, Specialist Societies Manager, Difficult Airway Society, 21 Portland Place, London, W1B 1PY.

DAS@aagbi.org | 020 7631 8816 | Fax 020 7631 4352

This page was last updated on:

29 October 2012

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