Beyond BASIC Nephrology Course

Posted by ICSI

Date:             5th & 6th September 2024

Venue:           College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland

                        22 Merrion Square North, Dublin 2.

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Applications are now OPEN.

The Beyond BASIC Nephrology course is a short course, usually held over 1.5 days, which aims to teach practical aspects of intensive care of patients with renal diseases and renal dysfunction. It is primarily designed for intermediate-senior Intensive Care trainees. However, many Intensive Care specialists find it to be a useful refresher and Nephrology trainees may also benefit from attending the course.

Developed by the Chinese University of Hong Kong

An international faculty will provide Lectures and Skills stations for clinicians caring for critically ill patients.

Topics to be covered include.

  • Epidemiology & definition of acute kidney injury
  • Functional renal anatomy & physiology
  • Diuretics & the kidney
  • Renal acid-base disturbance
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Sepsis & acute kidney injury
  • Intra-abdominal hypertension, abdominal compartment syndrome & AKI
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Urosepsis
  • Nephrolithiasis
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Renal replacement therapy: indications & choice of technique
  • Principles of extracorporeal renal replacement therapy
  • Practical aspects of continuous extracorporeal renal replacement therapy
  • Intermittent haemodialysis & hybrid techniques
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Principles of drug dosing in AKI

ICSI Members             €300

Non-Members             €350

ICSI Nurses                   €100

Non-Member Nurse  €150

Please find the link to apply for the course here.

Please note, places on the course will be determined on a first-come, first-served basis.