COVID Intubation Training

Madison, WI US
April 14, 2020 to April 22, 2020

The goal of this CE activity is to build familiarity and comfort among emergency medicine intubating providers, ED nurses and RTs with new intubation protocols and PPE requirements.

Intended Audience

This activity is intended to meet the needs of Emergency Medicine and Med Flight physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists.

Elements of Competence

This CE activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties' areas of medical knowledge, patient care and procedural skills, and practice-based learning and improvement.

This activity also focuses on the interprofessional competencies of roles/responsibilities, interprofessional communication, and teams/teamwork.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, the healthcare team will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proper donning and doffing of PPE per CDC recommendations for UW Health.
  2. Demonstrate closed loop communication between physician, respiratory therapist and nurse learner as evidence by successful placement of intubation tube into simulation manikin mimicking a Patient Under Investigation (PUI) or confirmed COVID-19 patient.
  3. Discuss PPE requirements for aerosolizing procedure.
  4. Review Special Pathogens (COVID-19) intubation guideline.
  5. Establish expected roles for various members of the healthcare team.
  6. Gain hands-on experience and familiarity of advanced PPE and COVID intubation procedure through practice in simulated intubation
  7. Maintain best practice social distancing as much as possible.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 0.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/14/2020 - 7:30am CDT
Event ends: 
04/22/2020 - 11:00am CDT


15 minutesReview the COVID Airway Step-By-Sep Intubation Guide
15 minutesSimulation Case, Including donning and doffing stimulated PPE
15 minutesDebriefing


UW Health Clinical Simulation Program
University Hospital H6/1
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792
United States
+1 (608) 263-6400


William (Bill) Burns, BS, MD

Andrew Cathers, MD

Arthur How Jen Chiu, MD

*Shannon DiMarco, BA

*Josh Glazer, MD

Jamie Hess, MD

*Leah Kaszubski

*Kim Kenney, RN

Aaron Kraut, MD

Hani Kuttab, MD

Jason Lai, MD

*Mary Kate O'Leary

Dana Resop, MD

Louis Scrattish, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

*Andrea Stapelman, RN

Michael Steuerwald, MD

*Ryan Thompson, MD

David Tillman, BS, MD

*Gina Tranel, RN, BSN

Michael Ward, MD

Mary Westergaard, MD

*Rhonda Yngsdal-Krenz, RT

*= Planning Committee Member


It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership, that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest.  Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).

The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

For this educational activity the following disclosures have been made:

Discloser List CME Internal Report

Accreditation Statement

Jointly Accredited Provider LogoIn support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation Statement

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 ANCC contact hours. 

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .075 continuing education units (CEUs) or 0.75 hours.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 0.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

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