Title Airway Mastery Workshop: Navigating the Essentials for Clinical Excellence
Details Date: 27 September 2024, Friday
Time: 0800 – 1700 (GMT+8)
Venue: Meeting Rooms 1 to 6, Borneo Convention Centre, Kuching, Sarawak
Coordinators Gunjeet Dua (United Kingdom)
Imelda Kong (Malaysia)
Synopsis Welcome to the ‘Airway Mastery Workshop’, a focused and practical training experience designed for doctors seeking to enhance their proficiency in airway management. This workshop aims to provide participants with a deep understanding of the latest techniques, technologies, guidelines and best practices in airway management, ensuring optimal patient outcomes in diverse clinical scenarios.
Key Highlights

Expert-Led Sessions

Engage with world-renowned experts in the field of anaesthesiology, critical care, and emergency medicine. Our faculty comprises pioneers and thought leaders who will share their extensive knowledge and practical insights through interactive case discussion and hands-on demonstrations.

Clinical Decision – Making Challenges

Navigate through realistic case scenarios designed to challenge your clinical decision-making skills. Gain insights into the complexities of airway management in various patient populations, including paediatrics, trauma, and the critically ill.

Networking Opportunities

Connect with peers, mentors, and industry leaders during dedicated networking sessions. Share experiences, exchange ideas, and build a strong professional network that extends beyond the workshop.

Certification and Continuing Education Credits

Participants will have the opportunity to earn certifications and continuing education credits, validating their commitment to excellence in airway management and contributing to their professional development.

Target Audience Doctors from various disciplines involve in airway management e.g., anaesthesiology and intensive care, emergency medicine, internal medicine, paediatrics, and surgical based specialties.

1. Fibreoptic Intubation Skills and ORSIM (Bronchoscopy Simulator)

– Knowledge on the flexible bronchoscopes (sizes, appropriate tube sizes, basic physics, parts, movement, attachments, preparation, care, and sterilization); accessories including camera and monitors; Portable battery versus disposable version.
– Information about indications, contraindications, advantages, and disadvantages of flexible bronchoscope
– Latest updates and recommendations on flexible bronchoscopy
– Preparation of the patient (from understanding the relevant anatomy to anaesthetizing the airway and choices of sedation)
– Fibreoptic intubation via nasal/oral on mannequins
– Experience flexible bronchoscopy simulator (ORSIM) in different airway scenarios

2. Supraglottic Airway (SGA) and Intubation through SGA

– Knowledge on different types of SGA and their respective advantages and disadvantages; indications and contraindications of SGA
– Hands on SGA insertion technique on mannequins and confirm SGA placement.
– Discussion on use of SGA in special clinical situations: obese patients; controlled mechanical ventilation and risk of gastric aspiration.
– Skill for endotracheal intubation with flexible scope via SGA.

3. Videolaryngoscopes & Bonfils

– Overview and understanding the advantages and limitations of different types of videolaryngoscopes: channeled vs non-channeled.
– Identify relevant anatomy via videolarnygoscopes.
– Tips on troubleshooting problems encountered during videolaryngoscopy.
– Understanding techniques and hands on with rigid fibreoptic intubating endoscope

4. Emergency Front of Neck Access (FONA)

– Review of latest guidelines and recommendations regarding FONA
– Overview of indications, preparation, and techniques of FONA
– Skills to identify cricothyroid membrane and the relevant anatomy.
– Hands on FONA techniques on mannequin

5. Ultrasonography of Airway and Gastric

– Overview of the sonoanatomy of the upper airway
– Applications of ultrasonography in airway management

o   Assessment of the diameter of the upper subglottic airway and prediction of endotracheal tube size
o   Prediction of difficult laryngoscopy in obese patient
o   Placement of endotracheal intubation, esophageal intubation, and double lumen tube.
o   Detection of laryngeal mask airway (LMA) position
o   Elective transtracheal cannulation and emergency cricothyrotomy

– Use of gastric ultrasonography in assessing patient’s aspiration risk

6. Paediatrics Airway

– Understanding of normal paediatric airways and predict difficult airway.
– Understanding the preparation and processes involved in performing an intubation.
– Knowledge to identify common problems and solutions during paediatric intubation.
– Knowledge and hands on LMA and videolaryngoscopy in paediatric mannequin
– Basic principles and advanced techniques in simulated airway scenarios (1-2 scenarios)
– Knowledge on fibreoptic intubation in paediatrics

7. Case Discussion

– Discussion with the airway experts on real case scenarios from participants and facilitators

Workshop Flow Time Agenda
0730 – 0815 Registration
0815 – 0830 Briefing
0830 – 0915 Session 1
0915 – 1000 Session 2
1000 – 1030 Coffee Break
1030 – 1115 Session 3
1115 – 1200 Session 4
1200 – 1400 Lunch and Friday Prayer
1400 – 1445 Session 5
1445 – 1530 Session 6
1530 – 1600 Coffee Break
1600 – 1700 Session 7
1700 Adjourn
Faculty – Aaron Lai Kuo Huo (Malaysia)
– Adi Osman (Malaysia)
– Ahmad Zulkarnain (Malaysia)
– Alistar McNarry (United Kingdom)
– Angelina Chong Swee Ching (Malaysia)
– Betty Lee Leh Sieng (Malaysia)
– Brian Rhadamantyne Ramon (Malaysia)
– Chan Weng Ken (Malaysia)
– Deborah Khoo (Singapore)
– Edwin Seet (Singapore)
– Ellen O’Sullivan (Ireland)
– Fauzia Mir (United Kingdom)
– Glen Tan Chiang Hong (Malaysia)
– Gunjeet Dua (United Kingdom)
– Imran Ahmad (United Kingdom)
– Kareim El-Boghdadly (United Kingdom)
– Lee Jun Kwong (Malaysia)
– Mohd Fahmi Lukman (Malaysia)
– Mohd Haizar Khan Bin Haidar Khan (Malaysia)
– Muhammad Afif Bin Jamaludin (Malaysia)
– Muhammad Maaya (Malaysia)
– Nadia Md Nor (Malaysia)
– Norhuzaimah Binti Julaihi (Malaysia)
– Paulo San Pedro (Philippines)
– Puteri Nurul Diyana Binti Ahmad Ainuddin (Malaysia)
– Rhendra Hardy (Malaysia)
– Samuel Tsan Ern Hung (Malaysia)
– Sanah Binti Mohtar (Malaysia)
– Shahridan Mohd Fathil (Malaysia)
– Sheila Myatra (India)
– Sophia Chew (Singapore)
– Tan Leng Zoo (Singapore)
– Terence Siew Kung Yung (Malaysia)
– Teo Shu Ching (Malaysia)
– Vladimir Nekhendzy (United States)
– Wong Chui King (Malaysia)
– Yong Joon Thiam (Malaysia)
– Zhang Jinbin (Singapore)
Targeted Participant No. 80
Price Per Participant

Local: MYR250

International: USD150

Title Simulation in Airway Management Workshop
Details Date: 27 September 2024, Friday
Time: 0800 – 1700 (GMT+8)
Venue: Level 3, Main Operating Theatre, Sarawak General Hospital
Coordinator Lucas Law (Malaysia)
Synopsis Immerse yourself in an exciting learning experience at our Simulation in Airway Management Workshop. This workshop is designed to provide doctors with a unique opportunity to enhance their theoretical knowledge and practical skills through realistic, high-fidelity simulations. Participants will navigate complex airway scenarios in a controlled environment, bridging the gap between theory and hands-on application for improved clinical outcomes.
Key Highlights High-Fidelity Simulations

Engage in hands-on, high-fidelity simulations that replicate a range of challenging airway scenarios. These simulations, facilitated by advanced patient simulators, provide a realistic environment for participants to apply their knowledge and skills in a controlled setting.

Critical Decision-Making Scenarios

Navigate through complex and critical decision-making scenarios, this workshop is designed to challenge participants’ clinical reasoning and decision-making skills in a controlled and supportive environment.

Safety Protocols and Complication Management

Learn and apply safety protocols in airway management simulations, including strategies for recognizing and managing complications. The workshop focuses on enhancing participants’ ability to respond to unexpected challenges while prioritizing patient safety.

Real-Time Feedback and Debriefing

Receive real-time feedback during simulations, allowing participants to adjust their approach and techniques as needed. Post-simulation debriefing sessions, facilitated by experienced instructors, provide a valuable opportunity for reflection, discussion, and continuous improvement.

Target Audience Doctors from various disciplines involve in airway management e.g., anaesthesiology and intensive care, emergency medicine, internal medicine, paediatrics, and surgical based specialties.
Programme Time Agenda
0730 – 0755 Registration
0755 – 0800 Welcome Address
0800 – 0930 Talk on Crisis Management Principles
0930 – 1000 Coffee Break
1000 – 1015 Ice Breaking
1015 – 1115 Station 1 and Debriefing
1115 – 1130 Break and Lag Time
1130 – 1230 Station 2 and Debriefing
1230 – 1400 Lunch and Friday Prayer
1400 – 1500 Station 3 and Debriefing
1500 – 1530 Coffee Break
1530 – 1630 Station 4 and Debriefing
1630 – 1700 Discussion and Closing
1700 Adjourn
Faculty – Chong Shin Yuet (Singapore)
– Lucas Law (Malaysia)
– Mohd Fahmi Zakariah (Malaysia)
– Muhammad Aizat Che Azmi (Malaysia)
– Nicholas Lee (Malaysia)
– Rafidah Atan (Malaysia)
– Theodore Wong (Singapore)
– Wong Chung Kai (Malaysia)
Facilitator Mohd Fahmi Zakaria (Malaysia)
Target Participant No. 25
Price Per Participants Local: MYR250

International: USD150