This course has been developed based on the General Internal Medicine curriculum and is aimed at doctors who are expected to cover high dependency areas out of hours. It will cover emergency and life-threatening presentations such as those see on a medical critical care/high dependency unit. Each doctor will have an opportunity to lead a team in diagnosing and managing a patient (a high-fidelity simulated mannequin).
The course is facilitated by critical care consultants and physicians who have a regular role in caring for patients in medical high dependency areas. There will be 4-6 participants per course. It runs from 9am until 5pm. Lunch, tea & coffee are provided.