September 2018 Basic Emergency Airway Management (BEAM) Module

Sept. 22 and 23, 2018

University of Minnesota
AHC Simulation Center
516 Delaware St. SE
Phillips-Wangensteen Building B-193
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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This program is being offered to AAOMS members at a rate of $800 per participant. Once individuals register, travel details and pre-assessment items will be provided. Registration ends Sept. 16 unless capacity is met before that date. No waiting list will be available for this program.

BEAM module learning objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review sedation monitoring.
  • Describe supplemental O2 techniques.
  • Apply techniques for opening an airway.
  • Explain BVM using one- and two-person techniques.
  • Demonstrate proper LMA insertion technique.
  • Demonstrate proper Airtraq insertion technique.

Participants will master:

  • Bag-mask ventilation, using one- and two-person techniques for both normal and difficult simulated ventilation situations.
  • LMA insertion using proper technique.
  • Airtraq insertion using proper technique.

BEAM schedule and session information

CDE/CME credit for this activity includes successful completion of an online two-hour pre-assessment prior to arrival of the program.  Information on how to access the pre-assessment will be provided to attendees upon registration. Each registrant may only attend one session.

Saturday a.m. session
8 a.m. – noon  

Saturday p.m. session
1 – 5 p.m.        

Sunday a.m. session
8 a.m. – noon  

Instruction and simulation on O2 tank, bag-mask ventilation and laryngeal mask airway scenarios, and instruction and simulation on Airtraq and pediatric emergencies.

Travel considerations

For a discounted room rate, registrants must make housing arrangements directly with the hotel listed in the registration confirmation. AAOMS members must specify they are attending the AAOMS simulation program to receive a discounted rate. Unless otherwise noted, overnight and/or day parking at host hotels is not included and/or validated in the room rate. Please do not make hotel or travel reservations until you have received registration confirmation from AAOMS.

To take advantage of the room-block rate for BEAM Module attendees, please make your hotel reservations using the AAOMS-specific web link or phone number below. When calling, be sure to mention you are reserving under the AAOMS group rate.

Online reservations: Graduate Minneapolis Hotel
Reservations by phone or general inquiries: 612-379-8888

Hotel rate: $160-200 per night before tax
Estimated cost to travel to airport: $30-40 one way
Fees are subject to change.

Cancellation policy

A $75 cancellation fee will be applied if a written cancellation is received more than 14 days prior to a scheduled simulation program. However, the entire registration fee will be forfeited if a written cancellation is received fewer than 14 days in advance.

Continuing education provider approval

AAOMS is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual programs or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

AAOMS designates this activity for six hours of continuing education credits. AGD - Accepted Program Provider

Provider ID# 214680
AAOMS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AAOMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.