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SICS Events

The 2017 SICSAG Spring Meeting

The 2017 SICSAG Spring Meeting is being held on the 27th of April 2017 at Murrayshall Hotel in Scone, Perth. Topics include Ward Watcher training, breakout sessions on how to get the most from Ward Watcher, eSICSAG and a SICSAG Update. Flyer, Programme. For further info see events page.


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 14th March 2017

Tuesday 6th June 2017

Tuesday 17th October 2017

For more information and to book see flyer

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! 

  • ASM 2015 audience
  • ASM 2015 venue
  • ASM 2015 dinner

hotel close shotASM 2013 #2ASM 2013 #1Visiting the trade standsASM 2013 #3golfers

Past ASMs

The 24th Annual Scientific Meeting

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Click for the 2015 ASM Programme

The 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting

Click for photos from the 2014 ASM

Click for the 2014 ASM Programme

The 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting

Click for photos from the 2013 ASM

Click for the 2013 ASM Programme