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A Practical Introduction to ICU

A one day introductory course in the practical basics of critical care aimed at:

All those who have little or no ICU/HDU experience eg FY1/2, ST1/2 Medicine or Surgery

Previous feedback about the course:

  • "..really great to go on a couse where the teachers cared and weren't just ripping you off!"
  • "5/5 for speakers and practicals".....
  • ".. I really felt the teachers were enthusiastic"

read the enthusiastic BMJ review of the course.....


Sat January 24th 2015


Sat 25th July 2015

The UCLH Education Centre
1st floor west
250 Euston Road
London
NW1 2PG


Poster for the 2014 Course

Please pay on line

See our sister Anaesthesia Course the next day

Programme 2015

The talks are now available to download for a month after the course: please click on the talk title to view 


0830- 0900 Register + breakfast

0900-0930 Welcome and introduction

Candidates will then rotate between talks + practical sessions with breaks and lunch:

Lectures

Respiratory Failure and Ventilators Download Talk
Dr Dan Martin, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care

Cardiovascular failure, inotropes and monitoring Download Talk

Speaker TBA


Renal failure + renal replacement therapy Download Talk
Dr John Prowell, Consultant in Critical Care + Renal Medicine 


Hot topics: Critical Care Evidence you should Know! Sorry download not available
Professor Mervyn Singer,  Critical Care


Identification, assessement and initial management of the critical patient Download Talk
Dr Pradeep Madhivathanan, SpR ICU and Anaesthesia

Practical sessions run by the faculty in small groups

SepsisPractical to download

ICUIntroSepsis2012.ppt

  • How to use a ventilator
    Sponsored by MAQUET

  • How to use an oesophageal Doppler + monitor cardiac output
    Sponsored by DELTEX MEDICAL
    Cardiac output monitors: oesophageal Doppler

  • How to do ultrasound guided venous cannulation
  • How to manage the airway
    Sponsored by INTERSURGICAL
  • Scenario Teaching: ICU management of Sepsis
  • Scenario Teaching: Drugs in ICU

515- 600pm Feedback and Summary, Invitation to drinks

Cost

Saturday 2015: £130 including the 'Oxford Handbook of Critical Care'

Please contact 0203 447 3343 or email icmuclh@gmail.com if you have any problems booking.

Sorry- no refunds will be possible for cancellations within 2 weeks of the course.
Food, refreshments, handouts & Handbook included!

Public transport Nearest tube: Warren St /Euston Square
Nearest train: Kings Cross/Euston
Online map to the venue,
250 Euston Rd
National Rail Timetable
Course manager

Claire Matejowsky: 

cfacourses@gmail.com or

Sachin Mehta at icmuclh@gmail.com

Course organisers

David Walker
Maria Armstrong
Nish Arul
Nikhil Tirlapur
Prashanth Nandhabalan
Raksa Tupprasoot
Majuran Manohasandra
Sachin Mehta
Jamie Gross

Ambroise Muchembled

Mano Majuran