About this event

  • Date and time Thu 1 Apr 2021 from 8:45am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Critical Care Medicine

*Please note: This event was due to take place on Wednesday 8 April 2020 and has been postponed to 1 April 2021.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.*

Experts in Critical Care will give you the core knowledge and skills to identify and manage critically ill patients.

Critical Care demands a familiarity with a wide range of pathologies. Lectures will be delivered by leading experts on topics ranging from sepsis to neurological emergencies, and workshops will provide hands-on practical experience to develop confidence and competencies with essential equipment to help manage the sickest patients in the hospital. 

This one-day meeting is a beginners guide for managing the critically ill patient for those who are new to Critical Care or interested in pursuing a career in the field.

Lectures include:

What is critically ill and how would I spot it? - Dr Nicholas Mason, Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine, Royal Gwent Hospital

Acute Kidney Injury - Dr Marlies Ostermann, Consultant in Nephrology and Intensive Care, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Trust

Non-invasive ventilation – Dr Michelle Ramsay, Consultant in Respiratory and Ventilatory Medicine, Lane Fox Unit St Thomas’ Hospital

Tracheostomy management – Susan McGowan, Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Meeting topics:

  • To develop an approach to recognise the critically ill patient.
  • To deepen understanding of the central premises in managing the critically ill patient.
  • To consolidate physiological principles and how to apply them when treating a critically unwell patient.
  • To be able to manage key medical emergencies including septic shock, acute kidney injury and acute neurological conditions.
  • To learn and refine essential critical care practical skills including complications.

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Tickets

Standard pricing available until 31 March 2021.

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£85.00 £35.00

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Trainee Student
£105.00 £50.00

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Session one: The theory

What is 'critically ill' and how would I spot it?

Dr Nicholas Mason, Consultant, Intensive Care Medicine, Royal Gwent Hospital

An update on sepsis

Dr Rohit Saha, Critical Care Consultant, Kings College Hospital

Tea and coffee break
Neurological emergencies

Dr Manni Waraich, Consultant, Neuro-Intensive Care and Anaesthesia, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Acute kidney injury

Dr Marlies Ostermann, Consultant, Nephrology and Intensive Care, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Critical Care Medicine Section: Student elective prize presentations
Lunch

Session two: The practice

Workshop rotation

Non-invasive ventilation

Dr Michelle Ramsay, Consultant, Respiratory and Ventilatory Medicine, Lane Fox Unit, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Tracheostomy management

Ms Susan McGowan, Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Nishita Desai, Intensive Care Medicine Consultant, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Comfort break
Management of shock

Dr Shahana Uddin, Consultant Intensivist, Anaesthetist and Major Trauma, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Human factors

Dr Denise Gomez, Anaesthetic Trainee London and Dr Marie Buckel, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Trainee

Closing remarks

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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