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November 2017
23rd to
24th November 2017
Name: SICS Education Meeting
Venue: Teacher Building
City: Glasgow
Contact: sicstrainees@gmail.com
Further Information: Download File
Description: The SICS Trainee Committee is proud to announce the return of our successful education meeting.

Open to trainees, consultants, associated specialists, allied health professionals and nursing staff with an interest in Intensive Care Medicine.

Topics (more to be confirmed):

• Palliative Care in the Critical Care Unit
• Update on seizure management and management of functional disorders
• Clinical application of ultrasound in the ICU
• Interstitial Lung Disease in the ICU
• Human Factors in Intensive Care Unit
• Management of Acute Liver Failure
• Management of complex pneumothorax and other pleural disorders

To book: http://www.scottishintensivecare.org.uk/events/sics-events/2017-sics-education-meeting/
30th November 2017
Name: Renal Critical Care
Venue: The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
City: Glasgow
Description: An update on the advances in renal failure and RRT. Topics include:

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
December 2017
4th to
6th December 2017
Name: ICS State of the Art
Venue: ACC
City: Liverpool
Description: State of the Art is getting bigger and better, with new faces, fresh content, and more relevance to your daily clinical practice. We've redesigned our format to be more interactive and give you plenty of chances to ask questions, exchange views and network.

Content highlights include:

peri-op medicine & ICU: the interface
all-new, all-day trauma track
new concepts in medical frailty
is there a place for standalone HDUs?
robotics in healthcare
new ideas in bedside imaging
human factors, design, ergonomics
acute cardiology: new guidelines
how to get your patient into the cath lab
new respiratory guidelines
interactive Research Clinic – bring your ideas
infection: novel imaging, emerging diseases
pain, sleep and psychology in critical care
critical care education & knowledge transfer ...and much more.
8th December 2017
Name: Critical Factors - A Human Factors Symposium
Venue: The Teacher Building
City: Glasgow
Postcode: G1 4DB View Map
Further Information: Download File
Description: Leadership, teamwork, communication, debriefing, decision-making, burnout and ‘after burnout’

Professor Peter Brindley
Professor of ICU & Medical Ethics, Alberta, Canada

Dr Dave Caesar
EM Consultant & National Advisor to CMO, Scotland

Dr Martin Hughes
ICU Consultant & President of SICS

Angela Lewis
Founder & Director of Personnel Support Aviation
January 2018
10th January 2018
Name: Radiology and Data Interpretation for Critical Care
Venue: Royal Alexandra Hospital
City: Paisley
Contact: paulmcconnell@nhs.net
Description: A one day interactive meeting ideal for anyone working in critical care or preparing for the FICM examination.

Small group sessions lead by experts teaching:
- CT interpretation (chest, abdomen, head, trauma)
- Biochemical results analysis
- Cardiac output monitoring
- ECG analysis
- Bedside imaging
25th to
26th January 2018
Name: SICS 27th Annual Scientific Meeting
Venue: Fairmont Hotel
City: St Andrews
Further Information: Download File
Description: A two day state of the art meeting open to all health care professionals working in Critical Care. A world renowned faculty including Rinaldo Bellomo, Gordon Rubenfeld, Paul Dark, Mike Grocott and many more delivering cutting edge talks on a range of topics including precision sepsis identification, diagnosis, management and targets, oxygen, fluid and vasopressor therapy, eCPR, care of the critically ill obstetric patient, gangrene and the use of innovative technology in Critical Care.

Fantastic entertainment is of course guaranteed with the annual dinner and ceilidh.

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