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Adult Critical Care (ITU) Workshop – RCN (6242) | CPD (1436T8) Certified

Adult Critical Care (ITU) Workshop – RCN (6242) | CPD (1436T8) Certified
This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 20th October 2018
Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

Adult Critical Care Workshop
  • The Adult Critical Care Workshop is designed to provide learners with the underpinning concepts to explore the care given to adult patients in an intensive care unit (ITU) and to enhance participant’s knowledge and skills in the ICU/ ITU
  • The qualification is ideal for new starters and experienced staff requiring a refresher alike and is designed for the health and social care sectors including private ambulance services, , nurses, healthcare assistants , doctor’s surgeries etc.
  • The qualification has been designed to incorporate the guidance and best practices of accident and emergency care from NICE guidelines and other government guidance.
Aims of the workshop:
  • The aim of the course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to understand the necessary intensive care given to adult vulnerable patients in the ITU area.
Course Details
  • Legislation and National Guidelines
  • Code of Professional Conduct
  • RCN Principles of Nursing Practice
  • Roles and Responsibility
  • Principles of Consent for Treatment
  • Risk Assessment
  • Areas of Accountability
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • ICU/ ITU and its Purpose
  • Safer Care for Acutely Ill Patients
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Oxygen Therapy in the ICU
  • Endotracheal tubes and tracheostomies
  • Suctioning
  • Patient Inclusion Criteria for NIV
  • CPAP vs BPaP
  • Modes of Mechanical Ventilation
  • Ventilator Alarms
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Circulatory Systems
  • The Cardiac Monitoring
  • The Electrocardiogram (ECG) and ECG Leads Placement
  • Central Venous Pressure
  • Invasive ABP
  • Arterial Blood Gas (ABG)
  • Indications of ABG and normal values
  • Systematic interpretation of Blood Gases
  • Haemofiltration and care of patients
  • Dialysis and Haemofiltration
  • Definition of CRRT
  • Diffusion
  • Convection
  • Ultrafiltration
  • Plasma Water Removal
  • Application of Principles
  • Prismaflex Haemofiltration Machine
  • Advantages and disadvantages of Haemofiltration
  • Nursing Interventions
  • Record Keeping and Documentation
  • Knowledge Competency

 

Duration: 0930-1730
Fee: £165
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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RCN Accredited - Adult Critical Care (ITU) Workshop

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 14 August 2015 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 20 October 2018 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

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CPD Accredited - Adult Critical Care (ITU) Workshop

Adult Critical Care (ITU) Workshop – RCN (6242) | CPD (1436T8) Certified

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