Adult Critical Care (ITU) Workshop


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
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • RCN Principles of Nursing Practice
  • Roles and Responsibility
  • Principles of Consent for Treatment
  • Areas of Accountability
  • Importance of Interpersonal Skills
  • Infection Prevention Control
  • ICU/ITU and its Purpose
  • Safer Care for Acutely Ill Patients
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Oxygen Therapy in the ICU
  • Aim of Oxygen Therapy
  • Endotracheal Tubes and Tracheostomies
  • Suctioning and Tube Types
  • Patient Inclusion Criteria for NIV
  • Invasive and Non-Invasive Ventilation
  • CRAP vs BPaP
  • Modes of Mechanical Ventilation
  • Ventilator Arms
  • 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
  • Guidelines of Record Keeping
  • Use of SBAR Tool in Team Communication
  • Knowledge and Skills Competency
Target Audience: Registered Healthcare Professionals
Duration: 1000-1800
Fee: £150
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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Adult Critical Care (ITU) Workshop – CPD (6510) 

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