Airway cadaver workshop of WA (ACWA)

Join us at The University of Western Australia in Crawley, on Saturday September 14, 2019 for the Airway Cadaver Workshop of WA (ACWA).

This ACE continuing medical education event is a great opportunity to improve your difficult airway skills while meeting the ANZCA emergency response workshop requirements in CICO.


Comprehensive half-day airway workshop utilising fresh frozen cadavers, many of which have been modified to recreate various difficult airway scenarios such as airway swellings and bleeding tonsils. Fresh frozen
cadavers have real life like tissue qualities.

The workshop features:

  • Nine fresh, frozen cadavers, many modified to be difficult.

  • The latest bronchoscopic and videolaryngoscopic equipment from a range of manufacturers.

  • Virtual reality bronchoscopy trainer.

  • High-fidelity simulation scenario using a patient simulator.

  • Pig larynx for each participant for front-of-neck access.

  • Cannula cricothyroidotomy on fresh frozen cadaver.

  • Experienced instructors from Australia and Singapore.

  • At least one instructor per group of two participants.

  • Morning or afternoon tea provided.


Convenors are Dr Harmeet Aneja, Dr Holger Holldack, and Dr Divya Sharma, Consultant Anaesthetists, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.


This course is aimed at consultant anaesthetists and provisional fellows. May also be suitable for advanced trainees, experienced GP anaesthetists, and intensivists.  

There are two workshops available:

September 14 from 7.45am-12pm – $AU770
September 14 from 12.45pm-5pm  $AU770

If you have an ANZCA ID, please register via the online booking form. If you do not have an ANZCA ID, please email us to register.

No refunds given unless a replacement registrant is found. Organisers reserve the right to cancel the course for a full refund.


CTEC Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, The University of WA, Entrance No. 2 Hackett Drive, Crawley WA.

CPD info

ANZCA CPD recognised CICO emergency response activity.


Testimonials (ACWA 2017)


"(The cadavers) …were a huge leap forward as a tool for teaching airway management. You have set the bar very high.” Dr Simon Macklin, Adelaide (2018 ASA NSC convenor).

"Great course. Set a gold standard in airway workshops, It was the best airways course I have been in and I would love to do it again sometime.” Dr Matthew Duncan, Brisbane.

"What a fantastic course. Excellent facilitators at pretty much every station. Great cadavers” Dr Kasia Ibrahim, Wangaratta Victoria.

More information


Unit 20/127 Herdsman Parade
Wembley WA 6014

P: +61 8 6188 4555

F: +61 8 6188 4550



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