South Australian Critical Airway Management Course

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2024 Course Dates: 12-13 March

Strictly limited to 16 participants.


The South Australian Critical Airway Management Course (SACAM) is a 2 day hands on course aimed to teach advanced airway skills, as well as skills in recognising and managing physiological, environmental and human factors common to airway management in the critically ill.

  • Advanced airway techniques
  • Fibreoptic intubation
  • Can’t intubate, can’t oxygenate (CICO)
  • Front of neck access
  • Tracheostomy emergencies
  • Interactive discussions
  • Skills stations
  • Immersive simulation
  • Special circumstances:
    • paediatrics
    • pregnancy
    • obesity
    • trauma




Rescue, Retrieval and Aviation Services (MedSTAR), Adelaide Airport.


  • Consultants $1000 (AUD)
  • Trainee doctors $800

Who should attend?

Trainees and Specialists in Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine, Pre-hospital, Rural & Remote Medicine, and Anaesthesia. It is desirable that participants have at least 3 months anaesthesia experience and basic airway skills will be assumed.

SACAM is taught by a diverse SA faculty from Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesia, most of whom have extensive Pre-hospital and Retrieval experience.

College CPD

  • College of Intensive Care Medicine
    • Approved 'Advanced Airway Course' for CICM trainees
    • 10 CPD points for Fellows.
  • Australasian College of Emergency Medicine
    • Accredited for 18 CPD hours

Course Registration:

Online Registration Form

Contact Dr Brett Sampson,
Intensive Care Consultant Flinders Medical Centre.


  SA Intensive Care Association