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Awake Fibreoptic Intubation Course

The faculty
Drs. Simon Clarke, Irene Bouras, Raman Verma, Kirstie McPherson  and our Airway fellows
Kindly supported by




29th Nov  2017

31st Jan 2018

28th March 2018

30th May 2018

25th July 2018

26th September 2018

28th November 2018

About the course

This course is approved by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for 4 CPD credits and qualifies for DAS CPD approval

We have been running this course since 2003!
This practical work-shop usually runs every other month (on a Wednesday) and is specifically designed for anaesthetists who wish to gain both confidence in topical anaesthesia of the airway and improve manual dexterity in airway endoscopy.
The course includes video demonstration, hands-on practice on endoscopy trainer & manikins, and then actual performance on delegates themselves in a monitored environment.

Delegates This hands-on workshop is limited to 4 participants and supervised by a faculty of 2 to 3 consultants and 2 or more airway fellows .

Please read the  important information contained in the (downloadable) AFOI course booklet before applying.
The Cost

£100 for trainees; £200 for consultants

Please email in the application form.

Payment instructions detailed on application form


Anaesthetics Department
Podium 3, Maple Link corridor
University College Hospital
235 Euston Road

phone 0203 447 3343

online map

Public Transport Warren St (Victorian line or Northern Line, Charing Cross Branch)
Euston Square, Euston Mainline Station 
Photos Damon teaching
Jamie teaching

Downloadable Application form

Downloadable AFOI Handbook

Slideshow: Fibrescope by Dr Senthil Nadarajan

Poster: How to set up Fibrescope

Poster: care of the Fibrescope

Poster: Topical Anaesthesia of the Airway

Contact: simon.clarke[at] and irene.bouras[at]
Supported by DASRCoAambu