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BASIC Course 2019-07-23T13:52:49+00:00

Two day course, held in Spring and Autumn 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 in 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 21st & 22nd  November 2019, at the College of Anaesthesiologists, 22 Merrion Square North, Dublin 2. Applications will be accepted from 9 am on the 1st of July.

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.

Registration for the AUTUMN BASIC COURSE is now CLOSED, next registration will be open in March 2020

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