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September 2019
5th to
6th September 2019
Name: The 2019 European Delirium Association Meeting
Venue: Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh
City: Edinburgh
Description: The 2019 European Delirium Association meeting is being held jointly with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and is endorsed by the Scottish Delirium Association.

This is one of the world’s major meetings on delirium, covering the state of the art in delirium research and clinical practice. The programme covers a wide spectrum of topics, from advances in clinical care in the acute hospital and community settings, quality improvement, pathophysiology, educational methods, palliative care, and clinical trials.
9th September 2019
Name: Newcastle Percutaneous Tracheostomy Course
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Address 1: Freeman Hospital
City: Newcastle
Contact: Lousie.sore@nuth.nhs.uk
Contact Phone: 0191 2138589
Further Information: Download File
Description: The Newcastle Percutaneous Tracheostomy Course is designed to provide trainees with a basic skills set required to facilitate their entry into higher surgical training. The course will employ a series of technical and non-technical human factors simulation to guide trainees through different aspects and expectations of their training.

This full day course will begin with mini-didactic lectures of fundamental knowledge and panel case based discussions. The course will be focused on hands-on training with our faculty in small groups. This course is designed to provide participants with an interactive hands-on experience in percutaneous tracheostomy and advanced airway devices using simulation models and cadavers.

Who should attend:
This activity is intended for the following specialites: ENT, Critical Care, Anesthetists, Emergency Medicine, Respiratory Physicians and Nurse Practitioners.
9th September 2019
Name: SICS Education Meeting
Venue: Apex Hotel
Address 1: 31 - 35 Grassmarket
City: Edinburgh
Postcode: EH1 2HS View Map
Description: We have another great meeting organised for you, the full programme will be announced shortly though will include:

Malignancy and critical care
Regional analgesia techniques for critical care patients
Review of this year’s critical care literature
Trainee case presentations – quick fire case scenario and management in 6mins of interesting cases
Medical student essay prize – Who should be admitted to Intensive Care?
Pro/Con debate
Mobilising the intensive care patient
And much more…………….

We are running our medical student essay prize again, the title is 'Who should be admitted to Intensive Care'. The essay should be submitted to sicstrainees@gmail.com, closing date 5pm Friday 9th August 2019. 500 word limit.

There will also be a trainee case presentation prize - 6min presentations of interesting critical care cases aimed at trainees below ST5 level. Please submit a short abstract/outline of your case to sicstrainees@gmail.com by 5pm Friday 9th August for consideration.
October 2019
7th October 2019
Name: airway MANagement in Intensive Care (MANIC) simulation course
Venue: Simulation Centre
Address 1: Teaching & Learning Centre
Address 2: QEUH
City: Glasgow
Contact: manicglasgow@gmail.com
Event Prices: £50
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Description: Designed for doctors working in Anaesthesia, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care

High fidelity simulation course.

Focusing on practical aspects of airway management in the critically ill.

High faculty to candidate ratio.

Bespoke scenarios individualised to candidate.
January 2020
23rd to
24th January 2020
Name: 29th SICS Annual Scientific Meeting
Venue: Fairmont Hotel
City: St Andrews
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Description: The 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Scottish Intensive Care Society is taking place on the 23rd and 24th of January 2020 at the Fairmont Hotel in St Andrews. Looking like it's going to be another tremendous meeting, speakers already confirmed include Kathryn Maitland, Niall Fergusson and Kevin Fong. More to be announced shortly.

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