Critical Care Meetings and Courses

Infection Critical Care

17th May 2018

Provisional Programme 

 

Sepsis in Specific Populations

0900-0930

HIV and critical illness: an update

Alisdair MacConnachie, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

0930-1000

Infections of High Consequence

Erica Peters, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

1000-1030

Sepsis and Spore Formers: a public health perspective

Catriona Milosevic, Consultant in Public Health, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

 

1030-1100

Coffee

Sepsis: the appearance

Chair: Kevin Rooney, Royal Alexandra Hospital

1100-1130

Epidemiology of Sepsis: what does big data tell us

Derek Angus, Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA

1130-1215

Novel Diagnostics

Paul Dark, Professor of Critical Care Medicine, University of Manchester, UK

1215-1245

Genetics of host susceptibility to severe sepsis

Kenneth Baillie, Consultant and Senior Clinical Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh

1245-1345

Lunch

 

Sepsis: the approach

Chair: Alan Davidson, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

1345-1415

The personalised approach to sepsis

Derek Angus, Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA

1415-1445

Vitamins and steroids: the silver bullet?

Alex Puxty, Consultant in Intensive Care, Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

1445-1515

Something old, something new: adjunctive therapies in sepsis

Duncan Wyncoll, Consultant in Intensive Care, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London

1515-1530

Coffee

 

Challenges in nosocomial infections

1530-1600

Antibiotic stewardship: preventing an impending disaster

Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

1600-1630

Preventing nosocomial infection on the ICU

Duncan Wyncoll, Consultant in Intensive Care, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London

Previous Meetings

Renal

30th November 2017

  • Acute Kidney Injury
    • Biomarkers in the diagnosis of acute kidney injury - Johan Martensson, Consultant Intensivist, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    • The London AKI Network - Marlies Ostermann, Consultant Intensivist and Nephrologist, Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital, London
    • Perioperative acute kidney injury -John Prowle, Consultant Intensivist and Nephrologist, Royal London Hospital, London
    • Update on Renal vasculitis - Kate Stevens, Consultant Nephrologist, Queen Elizabeth University, Glasgow
  • Renal transplantation
    • The nephrologist's view of transplants on the ICU - Patrick Mark Consultant Nephrologist, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
    • The surgeon's view of transplants on the ICU - David Kingsmore, Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
    • Protecting the native kidney - Marlies Ostermann, Consultant Intensivist and Nephrologist, Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital, London
  • Fluids and the kidney
    • The pathophysiology of oedema under the steady state Starling principle - Tom Woodcock, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist, Southampton
    • The role of fluid excess in AKI - Johann Martensson, Consultant Intensivist, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
  • Pro-Con: This house believes the kidney to justifiably be used as a sacrifical organ in the critically ill - For: John Prowle, Consultant Intensivist and Nephrologist, Royal London Hospital, London, Against: Paul Gamble, Consultant Intensivist and Nephrologist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen

Online booking for the Renal Critical Care Meeting has now closed


Respiratory

24th August 2017

This event has been awarded 5 CPD points by the Royal College of Anaesthetists

Respiratory Critical Care is a meeting for all healthcare professionals involved in the management of respiratory failure and respiratory pathology within the critical care environment.

  • Advanced Ventilation
    • Airway Pressure Release Ventilation - Martyn Hawkins, Consultant Intensivist,  Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert
    • Neurally-adjusted Ventilatory Assist - James Ruddy, Consultant Intensivist, Monklands Hospital, Airdrie
    • Patient Ventilator Asynchrony - Luigi Camporota, Consultant Intensivist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London
    • Ventilation Beyond the Hospital - Scott Davidson, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
  • Respiratory Disease on the Intensive Care Unit
    • Interstitial Lung Disease - Steve Bicknell Consultant Respiratory Physician, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
    • Lung Transplant - James Lordan, Consultant Transplant Physician,Freeman Hospital Transplant Service, Newcastle upon Tyne
    • Cystic Fibrosis and NIV - Stephen Thomson and Chris Carlin, Consultant Respiratory Physicians, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
    • Advances in Pleural Medicine - Kevin Blyth, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
  • Adjuncts to Respiratory Failure
    • The Future of Extracorporeal Respiratory Support - Nick Barrett, Consultant Intensivist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London
    • Perfluorocarbons - Carl Davis, Consultant Surgeon and Intensivist, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow
    • Chest CT Interpretation - David Stobo, Consultant Respiratory Radiologist, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
  • Pro-Con: This house believes that the Intensivist who can ventilate effectively has no need for extracorporeal respiratory support. Martin Hughes, Consultant Intensivist, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow; Ian Scott, Consultant Intensivist, Intensive Care Unit, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
 

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