About this event

  • Date and time Thu 1 Apr 2021 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Critical Care Medicine

In this webinar, 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 webinar 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

Webinar 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.

We would like to thank our sponsor Draeger Medical UK Ltd for their support of this webinar. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.

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Key speakers

Dr Nicholas Mason

Consultant, Intensive Care Medicine, Royal Gwent Hospital

Dr Rohit Saha

Critical Care Consultant, Kings College Hospital

Speaker's biography

Dr Rohit Saha is a consultant in intensive care medicine and major trauma at King’s College Hospital. His main interests centre around improving methodology for sepsis/ARDS RCTs, longterm outcomes for survivors of critical illness, and the care of critically ill haematology patients.

Dr Michael Slattery

Consultant Intensive Care Medicine, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust

Dr Marlies Ostermann

Consultant in Nephrology and Intensive Care, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust

Speaker's biography

Dr Marlies Ostermann has a special clinical and research interest in all aspects of acute kidney injury and renal replacement therapy. She is Chair of the AKI section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and an active member of the Royal Society Medicine, Intensive Care Society and UK Renal Association.

Dr Michelle Ramsay

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

Ms Susan McGowan

Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Dr Nishita Desai, Intensive Care Medicine Consultant, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker's biography

Sue McGowan works as a Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London. Her clinical input is mostly with ventilator dependent patients on two neurointensive care units. She co-founded and still co-runs the hospitals’ multi-disciplinary Tracheostomy Team in 2001. She is on the committee of the Tracheostomy Clinical Excellence Network and has lectured nationally and internationally on Speech and Language therapy in neurosciences. She is an RCSLT Advisor in Critical Care and has contributed to and co-authored profession-specific and national guidance documents relating to the care of tracheostomy and neuroscience patients. She completed a MSc in Adult Critical Care at Imperial College London in 2005.

Dr Segun Olusanya

London Intensive Care Medicine Trainee

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Abdullah Bashir, Trainee Representative, Critical Care Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Session one: The theory

Chaired by: Abdullah Bashir, Trainee Representative, Critical Care Section, Royal Society of Medicine

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

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

Panel discussion
An update on sepsis

Dr Rohit Saha, Critical Care Consultant, Kings College Hospital

Panel discussion
Comfort break
Pre-hospital Care, Trauma, Neurological emergencies

Dr Michael Slattery, Consultant Intensive Care Medicine, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust

Panel discussion
Acute Kidney Injury

Dr Marlies Ostermann, Consultant in Nephrology and Intensive Care, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust

Panel discussion

Lunch break

Session two: The practice

Workshop rotation

Chaired by: Abdullah Bashir, Trainee Representative, Critical Care Section, Royal Society of Medicine

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 and Dr Nishita Desai, Intensive Care Medicine Consultant, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Ultrasound and management of shock

Dr Segun Olusanya, London Intensive Care Medicine Trainee

Closing remarks

Sponsors

Location

Online

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