This activity is designed for Anesthesiologists, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Emergency Physicians, Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, and other extended healthcare providers who are at the forefront of assessing and caring for patients who require airway management.

Activity Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participant should be able to:

  • Define the difficult airway and list contributing factors
  • Describe the frequency of unanticipated difficult airway incidence
  • Describe the evidence that demonstrates a reduced rate of difficult and failed intubations through use of video laryngoscopy
  • Discuss the advantages of video laryngoscopy being the primary method for intubation
  • Describe examples where video laryngoscopy is more effective in laryngeal visualization compared to direct laryngoscopy

Activity Goal

This activity is designed to address the following core and team competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Employ Evidenced-based Practice, and Interprofessional Collaboration.


In support of improving patient care, Ciné-Med Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the health care team.


Ciné-Med designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity provides 0.75 contact hours for nurses.

All other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Expiration: May 1, 2021

Commercial Support: This activity is being supported in part by an educational grant from Medtronic. This course is free of charge and is accredited counts for 0.75 credit hours.