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Neonatal Difficult Airway Course (2019)

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The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

50 Flemington Road

Parkville, VIC 3052


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Facilitated by The Royal Children’s Hospital Simulation Program and the Department of Neonatal Medicine, this is a course for Neonatologists and Neonatal Nurses, General Paediatricians, Trainees, and anyone who is involved in the management of airways in neonates.

Course Content:

  • Discussion on the impact of human factors on team work andl airway management during stressful situations

  • Skills stations on the RCH Emergency Intubation Algorithm and resus trolley set-up, Glidescope use, intubation and airway adjuncts, and ventilating with the Neopuff, self-inflating bag and anaesthetic circuit

  • Scenarios and debrief sessions on management of the difficult airway in a neonate

Butterfly staff should contact Dr Leah Hickey or Dr Anastasia Pellicano to book into this course.

All other RCH staff and external participants are to book on this site Eventbrite.

Course Dates
Monday 25th, March
Friday 31st, May
Thursday 1st, August
Monday 21st, October

FREE for RCH staff, please register using your RCH email
External Medical - $320 + GST and booking fee
External Nursing - $220 + GST and booking fee
*Payment can be made with Visa, Mastercard or American Express.

Pre-reading material will be emailed out in advance and is a requirement for the course.

If you have registered to the waitlist, please email so tickets can be released - if maximum numbers have not been reached - for you to register.


*Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be made in writing to

We will always try to accommodate your circumstances and, according to our cancellation policy, offer a refund or rebooking on another date. We recommend that you advise us of your preferred date(s) to transfer your ticket. We will advise you of availability and offer you a waitlist if all tickets have been exhausted. Please note, waitlists will incur the cancellation fees.

Our cancellation policy is as follows:

  • Cancellations of more than 28 days prior to the course will be offered a full refund, minus administration fees.

  • Cancellations between 21-28 days prior to the course will incur a 25% cancellation fee.

  • Cancellations between 8-20 days prior to the course will incur a 50% cancellation fee.

  • No refunds will be made for cancellations of less than 8 days or in the event that you do not show up on the day of the course.


On the very rare occasion that the RCH Simulation Program has to cancel a course due to unforeseen circumstances, the applicant will be reimbursed the full cost of the course. The RCH Simulation Program is not responsible for any travel or accommodation costs the applicant has incurred as a result of cancelled courses.

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The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

50 Flemington Road

Parkville, VIC 3052


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