How to Build a Low-Cost Video-Assisted Laryngoscopy Suite for Airway Management TrainingDOI: https://doi.org/10.21980/J8C068
Using an anatomically accurate airway simulator, by the end of a 20–30-minute instructional session, learners should be able to: 1) Understand proper positioning and use the video laryngoscope with dexterity, 2) identify airway landmarks via the video screen, and 3) demonstrate ability to intubate a simulated airway.
Construction of Soft Prep Cadaver Pericardiocentesis Training Model and Implementation Among Emergency Medicine ResidentsDOI: https://doi.org/10.21980/J87930
By the end of this session, residents will gain increased procedural competence and confidence with pericardiocentesis. Residents will be able to identify necessary supplies for the procedure, identify relevant surface anatomy and ultrasound views, and successfully aspirate fluid from model effusion.
Peritonsillar Abscess Simulator: A Low-Cost, High-Fidelity TrainerDOI: https://doi.org/10.21980/J85M0B
By the end of this training session, learners will be able to: 1) locate the abscess, 2) perform needle aspiration, and 3) develop dexterity in maneuvering instruments in the small three-dimensional confines of the oral cavity without causing injury to local structures.
The Zipperator! A Novel Model to Simulate Penile Zipper EntrapmentDOI: https://doi.org/10.21980/J8NS8F
After training on the Zipperator, learners will be able to: 1) demonstrate at least two techniques for zipper release and describe how methods would extrapolate to a real patient; 2) verbalize increased comfort with the diagnosis of zipper entrapment; and 3) present a plan of care for this low-volume, high-anxiety presentation.
Modified Manikin for Tracheoinnominate Artery FistulaDOI: https://doi.org/10.21980/J8Z93H
By the end of this educational session, learners will be able to: 1) perform a focused history and physical exam on any patient who presents with bleeding from the tracheostomy site; 2) describe the differential diagnosis of bleeding from a tracheostomy site, including a TIAF; 3) demonstrate the stepwise management of bleeding from a suspected TIAF, including cuff hyperinflation and the Utley Maneuver; 4) verify that definitive airway control via endotracheal intubation is only feasible in the tracheostomy patient when it is clear, upon history and exam, that the patient can be intubated from above; and 5) demonstrate additional critical actions in the management of a patient with a TIAF, including early consultation with otolaryngology and cardiothoracic surgery as well as emergent blood transfusion and activation of a massive transfusion protocol.
A Low-Cost Facial and Dental Nerve Regional Anesthesia Task TrainerDOI: https://doi.org/10.21980/J8RP9Q
By the end of this educational session, learners should be able to: 1) describe and identify relevant anatomy for supra-orbital, infra-orbital, mental, and inferior alveolar nerves and 2) successfully demonstrate supra-orbital, infra-orbital, mental, and inferior alveolar nerve blocks using a partial task trainer.
Design and Implementation of a Low-Cost Priapism Reduction Task TrainerDOI: https://doi.org/10.21980/J8K64F
By the end of this educational session, learners should be able to 1) Verbalize the difference between low-flow and high-flow priapism 2) Describe the landmarks for a penile ring block and cavernosal aspiration/injection 3) Demonstrate the appropriate technique for performing a penile ring block, cavernosal aspiration, and cavernosal injection.
Low Fidelity Trainer for Fiberoptic Scope Use in the Emergency DepartmentDOI: https://doi.org/10.21980/J8764B
By the end of this training session, learners will be able to 1) list indications, contraindication, and complications in performing fiberoptic intubations, 2) know how to use and maneuver a fiberoptic scope, and 3) be able to successfully intubate the trainer model.
An Innovative Inexpensive Portable Pulmonary Edema Intubation SimulatorDOI: https://doi.org/10.21980/J8MM1R
By the end of the session, learners will be able to: 1. Discuss the pathophysiology of, and immediate stabilization management steps for, acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema. 2. List the indications, contraindications, and risks associated with intubating a patient with acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema. 3. Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork skills to manage the airway of a simulated patient in respiratory distress due to acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema. 4. Successfully and safely intubate a simulated patient with a difficult airway due to visual obstruction from frothy pulmonary edema secretions.
Innovations in Airway Education: 3D Printed Neonatal and Pediatric Needle Cricothyrotomy TrainersDOI: https://doi.org/10.21980/J8R928
By the end of this educational session, participants should be able to: 1) discuss indications and contraindications for needle cricothyrotomy in the pediatric population; 2) assemble the equipment needed to complete a needle cricothyrotomy; 3) describe and perform the steps of neonatal and pediatric needle cricothyrotomy; 4) discuss post-procedure ventilation options.