This is the first, largest and longest running national airway course designed specifically for trainees involved in airway management, open to all anaesthetic trainees, ICU trainees, ED trainees and residents in anaesthesia, ICU and ED.

Four nurses in PPE training in a simulated hospital room

If you are a trainee, patient airway management is on your radar, then this is for you.

  • All day ‘hands-on’ event
  • Working in small groups, addressing all aspects of airway management – from the basic to the advanced
  • The aim of the course is to give you a structured approach to airway management – correct thinking applied to proficient technical skills
  • A faculty of 40 anaesthesia and intensive care specialists on each course
  • The faculty will consist of specialists from teaching departments throughout Australasia and will include the executive of the Airway Management Special Interest Group, department directors, supervisors of training, college examiners – all of who are enthusiastic teachers and mentors
  • Faculty members have a proven track record in teaching and have an impressive, practical knowledge of airway management

Course convenor

Prof Reny Segal, Clinical Professor, University of Melbourne and Staff Specialist the Royal Melbourne Hospital's Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management

Course tools

  • course pre-reading (around 30 minutes of material)
  • skill stations
  • high fidelity simulation
  • fibreoptic dexterity bench-training
  • problem-based learning discussions
  • take home course resource / manual

This course is a full day with high instructor-to-participant ratio of one to two. 

An update about our NATCAT course

The NATCAT Course is currently not open for registrations. 

Contact us
Anaesthesia Supervisors of Training
The RMH Parkville
300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria