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Masterclass for the Tube Introducer


Everything You Need To Integrate These Essential Tools Into Your Practice

How to Bougie Down like an Expert

This learning space on tube introducers covers all the critical concepts, skills and gestures you need to deploy these tools in an emergency. Our experts will discuss how and when to use them in real-world care, and teach you the tricks of the trade they rely on in their practice. When you’re done, you’ll be able to take your new skills confidently to the bedside.

LEARN how to Map Your own Journey

We design education programs that merge digital and physical space for an enhanced learning experience. Move seamlessly between our online masterclasses and our immersive in person installations and follow your own path. Learn more here.

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Getting started is as easy as scrolling down, or enter any of the related learning spaces by using the links below to enter 👇

IntroductionIt’s OK be BougieClassic Bougie
PreloadedExchange CatheterArticulating Device


a lesson in design

To stay relevant means changing with the times. How have these devices evolved?


WHy it’s (still) good to be bougie

So why do you even need to use tube introducers? What is the point if we have video laryngoscopes and endotracheal tubes with stylets? Aren’t these devices a thing of the past? Not so fast….


bougie basics

Classic bougie style begins with this technique.


next step – preloaded style

An efficient single operator technique. It also helps to keep that bougie from falling onto the floor right when you need it!


introducer for the FOI savvy

So you’ve got a supraglottic airway device safely in place but you need a definitive airway. FOI can help.


NExtGen Style

Learn how the next generation of tube introducers are changing the game in the age of VL with enhanced design.

the ANATOMICALLY difficult airway continued

Sure you could stop here, but why would you? Now that you’ve learned some of the critical knowledge, strategies, and cognitive tools related to the anatomically difficult airway, visit any of these learning spaces (online or in person) to expand your skillset for the management of the anatomically difficult airway. 👇

Build Your Own Learning Installation

PAC posters used in the course are available so you can build these essential emergency airway installations at your shop. Just download and print our interactive posters, and you will have access to all the embedded digital airway content that will walk learners through all the core concepts and skills for this topic. Set them up in any pop up space for learners. Keep them up as long as you like, use them over and over! Just add your own equipment for hands on learning.

meet the creators

Each learning space takes a collaborative and design forward approach. We draw on the power of the creative arts to inspire and tell stories, on the sciences to improve our clinical practice, and on the diverse perspectives of our combined experience to deepen our knowledge. Each unique creation has one goal: to elevate your emergency airway practice.

Rohan Panchamia MD – Director the Anatomically difficult airway program @PAC

Dr. Rohan Panchamia is a board-certified Anesthesiologist specializing in critical care medicine and transplant anesthesiology. His clinical interests include critical care ultrasound, liver anesthesia, trauma anesthesia, advanced airway education, and resuscitative transesophageal echocardiography.  

Sean Runnels MD – Creator through the cords tube introducers

Dr. Runnels is the founder, inventor, and driving force behind Through The Cords. He is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Utah. He was fellowship trained as a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist at Cambridge University in the UK and has extensive experience in difficult airway management in both high resource and low resource settings. 

JOnathan St George MD – Creator of the protected airway collaborative

Emergency physician and educator. Guided in my belief that high quality airway the guardrail that protects our patients from harm. Full bio here.

Masterclass on fiberoptic skills for the emergency airway with Dr. Ralph Slepian: a professor of anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and a dedicated educator, his special interest in fiberoptic skills and managing patients with difficult airways makes him the perfect faculty leader for this learning space.

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