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References for Review

Apfelbaum, JL, Hagberg, CA, Caplan, RA, Blitt, CD, Connis, RT, Nickinovich, DG An updated report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Management of the Difficult Airway.. ANESTHESIOLOGY. (2013). 118 251–70 [Article] [PubMed]

Gabrielli, A; O’Connor, MF; Maccioli, GA.  Anesthesia Advanced Circulatory Life Support.  The American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists & The American Society of Anesthesiologists, Committee on Critical Care Medicine.  Monograph as of February 2008.

Wilson, WC.  Trauma:  Airway Management:  ASA Difficulty Airway Algorithm Modiifed for Trauma-and Five Common Trauma Intubation Scenarios.  ASA Newsletter. 2005.  Vol. 69


(as described in policies and procedures)

  • All instructors, center staff, participants and visitors will sign a confidentiality agreement which protects both the content of the scenario and information about the performance of the participant.
  • Locations external to the center will have appropriate signage to prevent non participants from entering the simulation area.
  • No one who is not participating or instructing a particular session will be allowed to observe during a scenario without the prior permission of all personnel involved in the activity.
  • No photos will be taken during a simulation without the prior permission of all personnel involved in the activity.
  • Video of the simulation activities will be used for debriefing and quality assurance purposes only.
  • Photos taken with permission for news publication must have signed publicity releases. Student photos require a notarized student information release form.
  • Use of scenario videos for education, research or public relations are on a voluntary basis and require the written permission of the participant.
  • Random videos will be used for instructor and program evaluation. Each ASA endorsed course member has the right to refuse the availability of their video for this purpose.