Critical Care Meetings and Courses

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.

Renal

30th November 2017

  • Acute Kidney Injury network: the London experience
  • Perioperative acute kidney injury
  • Protecting the kidney in critical illness
  • Renal transplant in the ICU: the nephrologist's perspective
  • Renal transplant in the ICU: the transplant surgeon's perspective
  • Biomarkers in acute kidney injury
  • Renal recovery on RRT

Infectious Diseases

February 2018

  • Sepsis 3 definition
  • Vitamin C, thiamine and hydrocortisone
  • An update on HIV on the critical care
  • Gram negative resistance
  • Novel antimicrobials
  • Sepsis in drug users: a clinical and epidemiological perspective
  • Infection prevention in the critically ill
  • Risk stratification in the returned traveller with fever
 

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