IES Critical Procedures Course

Friday, November 15, 2019


The IES Critical Procedures Course is led by Elizabeth Fagan, MD, FACEP, Director of Education at IES and Emergency Department Medical Director at BSWH – McKinney. This comprehensive, hands-on course is designed to ensure that IES physicians and advanced practice providers maintain proficiencies in high-risk/low-frequency critical procedures.

Two identical courses will be offered to allow attendees the option to select the most convenient session to attend.

  • 8:00am – 12:00pm Morning Course
  • 12:30pm – 4:30pm Afternoon Course


Phase One:

    • Perform advance airway procedures with the use of equipment available in your routine working environment, including surgical airway.
    • Review and perform ultrasound guided peripheral vascular access procedures.

Phase Two:

    • Review and perform precipitous obstetrical deliveries including breech and shoulder dystocia.
    • Review and perform pediatric resuscitation procedures including vascular access, airway and chest tubes.
    • Review and perform head and neck procedures including lateral canthotomy and esophageal balloon tamponade device.

Phase Three:

    • Review and perform treatment of priapism.
    • Review and perform aspiration/I&D of peritonsillar abscess.
    • Review and perform regional nerve block for hip fracture.

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