The 2017 SICSAG/NRS Critical Care Specialty Group Annual Conference
Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel, 7th and 8th September 2017
This two day event presents the world class research and audit being undertaken across Scotland.
Biomarker Guided Antibiotic Therapy in Critical Care
Family satisfaction in ICU
Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA)
ICU admission decision making
Combining units: shared learning
For more info and to book, link
The 27th SICS Annual Scientific Meeting, January 2018
The 27th Scottish Intensive Care Society ASM is being held at the Fairmont Hotel, St Andrews on the 25th & 26th of January 2018. A fantastic programme of international speakers including Rinaldo Bellomo, Paul Dark, Gordon Rubenfeld, Marius Terblanche, Mike Grocott and many more has been organised with a social programme that never fails to deliver.
For full programme and to book your place. Early bird registration closes Friday 8th December.
Abstracts for presentation may now be submitted with a closing date of Friday 6th October 2017, further info:
The SICS Principles of Intensive Care Training (PICT) Courses
This one-day simulation-based course, which is suitable for FY2, Year 1/2 ACCS and CT 1/2 trainees in acute specialties, ACCPs and experienced ICU or HDU nurses, is designed to help you to recognise, assess and manage acutely ill adults who require critical care.
Topics covered in the course include:
- Assessment and initial management of the critically ill adult
- Emergency airway management
- Respiratory failure and mechanical ventilation
- Shock, invasive monitoring and circulatory support
- Acute brain injury
- Severe sepsis and septic shock
- Clinical human factors
- Team working and communication
- Clinical decision making
- Critical events in the ventilated patient
The course is held in the Scottish Clinical Simulation Centre in Forth Valley Royal Hospital.
The course dates are :
Tuesday 17th October 2017
For more information and to book see flyer
SICS Education Meeting
23rd and 24th November 2017, Teacher Building, Glasgow
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
The 26th SICS Annual Scientific Meeting, January 2017
The 26th SICS Annual Scientific Meeting took place on the 26th & 27th of January 2017 at the Fairmont Hotel in St Andrews. Was a cracking few days with a great educational and social programme. Photos to follow shortly, see you next year!