ENT Emergencies: Airway Obstruction


ENT Emergencies: Airway Obstruction

Pradeep Shenoy, MD, FRCS, FACS, DLO, ENT & Neck Surgeon, Campbellton Regional Hospital, Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada.

This evidence-based learning program has been developed for primary care physicians, educators, and other health professionals. Learners will utilize this program to assist with the diagnosis, sound management, and appropriate treatment of ENT emergencies.

  • This program runs in a sequence, and is accompanied by informative illustrations, and animations. To advance you must complete the quizzes.
  • Best viewed with accompanying voice-over narration.
  • You may pause, rewind, or fast-forward at any point.
  • Slides with links to figures or tables will pause automatically to allow the user time to view the additional material.

After participating in this 4-part online CPD Program, physicians, residents and medical students should be able to:
  • Recognize that most ENT emergencies can be managed in the ER or by family doctors with knowledge of ENT
  • Review that it is important to manage patients promptly and effectively with basic ENT training
  • Comprehend when to refer the patients to the ENT surgeon to prevent complications
  • Recognize that a few basic investigations will prevent delay to see the patients by an ENT specialist
  • Explain the most appropriate investigation to handle ENT treatment

This eLearning module fits within the Mainpro+ Self-Learning Activities Section. You may submit this non-certified* activity for one non-certified credit per hour.

*Non-certified activities have not been formally reviewed by the College but comply with the College’s definition of CPD, are non-promotional in nature, and provide valuable professional learning opportunities.

Views and opinions in this program are of the faculty and not necessarily endorsed by, or reflective of, those of the publisher or editors of Health Plexus.