February 8, 2006

Contact: Luke Frank, 272-3679; cell 907-9525

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Register Now For National Procedural Sedation Course; Preconference Airway Course

ALBUQUERQUE , N.M. – The University of New Mexico Department of Emergency Medicine is hosting the 2007 National Procedural Sedation Preconference Airway Course March 15 and its Third Annual National Procedural Sedation Course March 16-17 at the Wyndham Hotel Albuquerque. Registration is currently open for both courses.

At both events core concepts and clinical skills will be explored through didactic sessions, skills labs and human patient simulation.

Instructors and Co-Directors of the UNM Emergency Airway Training Program Darren Braude, M.D., EMT-P, FACEP and Steve McLaughlin, M.D., FACEP will host the Preconference Airway Course.

Courses are designed for Physicians, Oral Surgeons, Nurses, Mid-Levels, RNs, Paramedics, Respiratory Therapist and Flight Crews.

Tuition remission is accepted; CMEs are available. Course participation is limited, so please register quickly. Registration cost is $250.

For more information, visithttp://hsc.unm.edu/cmeor contact Jan Schmidt at 272-0444.