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Basic Course – November 22nd & 23rd 2018-08-30T10:22:15+00:00

Two day course, held in April and November consisting of lectures, skill stations and tutorials taught by Intensive Care specialists, with an emphasis on a practical approach to management of critically ill patients

  • Course textbook, mailed to participants prior to the course
  • CD-ROM containing electronic tutorial/lectures
  • Course textbook, mailed to participants prior to the course
  • CD-ROM containing electronic tutorial/lectures

Target audience

  • Junior ICU doctors with little ICU experience
  • Senior trainees inĀ Anaesthesia & ICU
  • Senior ICU nurses

Topics

Not all topics will be covered in all courses

  • airway management
  • acute respiratory failure
  • mechanical ventilation
    • basics
    • common modes
    • settings
    • troubleshooting
    • specific conditions
  • haemodynamic monitoring
  • management of shock
  • severe sepsis
  • interpretation of arterial blood gases
  • transport of critically ill patients
  • severe trauma
  • neurological emergencies
  • oliguria & acute renal failure
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • arrhythmias
  • nutrition
  • sedation and analgesia
  • venous thromboembolic disease
  • stress ulceration
  • cardiovascular and respiratory physiology
  • poisoning
  • cardiac disease
  • metabolic & electrolyte disturbances

 

The next BASIC course will be held on November 22nd & 23rd 2018 at the College of Anaesthetists, 22 Merrion Square North, Dublin 2, the course is now full.

The following BASIC Course will take place in April 2019, further information regarding applications will be available in the new year.

Please note that as the course is extremely popular priority is given to Anaesthesia and ICU trainees.

There are 36 places on each course with 6 places allocated to Interns and 6 Places allocated to Senior ICU Nurses.