• Cardiac Advanced Life Support (CALS) Course
    9th September 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Phone: 0116 258 4917

Course aims:

Empower all practitioners to act with confidence when dealing with emergency resternotomy using the EACTS CALS protocol

Promote teamwork and good communication using the 6-key roles guidance

Manage the deteriorating patient using the 5 – point plan

Demonstrate successful CALS re-sternotomy in 5 minutes.

Course overview:

Introduction to the EACTS CALS protocol

Simulation sessions using a resternotomy manikin

Lectures: cardiothoracic emergencies and management, human factors in cardiac surgery

Workshops: chest re-opening, internal defibrillation and ‘scrubbing up’, emergency airway management, pacing troubleshooting and IABP management, CXR and TOE interpretation



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