Critical Care Meetings and Courses

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


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

Previous Meetings

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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