• CALS course
    4th February 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Phone: 01162584917

Aims of the course

  • To empower all practitioners to act with confidence to better treat our critically ill cardiac patients using well validated cardiac arrest protocols, safely managing the patient
  • To promote a team approach in caring for the post cardiac surgical patient with positive results
  • Discuss 5 point plan
  • Demonstrate successful CALS re-sternotomy in 5 minutes.

Course to include

  • EACTS Cardiac Arrest Protocols and applying them to clinical areas
  • Practical sessions using the CALS protocol
  • Lectures: tracheostomy emergencies, cardiovascular problems, transoesophageal echo, chest X-ray interpretation
  • Workstations: chest opening, internal defi brillation, emergency airway management (inc. tracheostomy insertion), intra-aortic balloon device management, invasive monitoring, chest X-rays, transoesophageal echo and epicardial pacing
  • ‘Scoop and Run’ guidelines review and mock transfer of cardiac arrest patient to theatre and chest opening
  • Human factors in cardiac surgery

Who should attend?

  • Critical Care Practitioners and Anaesthetists, Theatre Nurses, Surgeons, Surgical Care Practitioners
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Location

Venue:  

Address:
Clinical Education Centre, Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP, United Kingdom