SKIMS to host Airway Conference

SKIMS to host Airway Conference

Dr Imtiyaz Ahmad Naqash, Head of Department Anesthesiology and Critical Care is organizing chairman of the conference while Dr. Zulfikar Ali is organizing secretary.

The 6th Annual National Airway Conference of the All India Difficult Airway Association is being organized by the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura here from September 18 to 20.

Dr Imtiyaz Ahmad Naqash, Head of Department Anesthesiology and Critical Care is organizing chairman of the conference while Dr. Zulfikar Ali is organizing secretary.

“The conference is aimed at providing an insight into basic and advanced concepts of airway management with focus on difficult airway. Eminent galaxy of national and international airway experts will share their experience through a series of didactic lectures, case discussions and thematic sessions,” said Dr Imtiyaz Ahmad Naqash.

He said the workshop is first-of-its kind being organized in J&K. “The conference will have seven parallel dedicated workshops, which includes workshop on Airway Simulation on 3G SIM MAN, Bronchoscopy and Lung Isolation, Video laryngoscopy and Supraglottic airway devices, Fibreoptic Bronchoscopy, Surgical Airway and Ultrasound in Airway,” Dr Naqash said.

“The workshop also includes a workstation for training non-anesthesiologists in basic airway management. A highly eminent team of faculty will be teaching the delegates on various advanced skills in airway management,” said Dr Zulfikar.

The workshop will be followed by Conference at Gulmarg at Hotel Khyber Resorts and September 19 and 20. The lectures will be delivered and chaired by eminent faculty from India and abroad. Approximately 300 delegates are attending the conference and workshop from India and abroad. Governor NN Vohra will inaugurate the conference on September 19, the organizers said.