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THE ACUTE MEDICAL EMERGENCIES COURSE

The course providesclinicians withthe necessary skills and foundationto manage acutely ill medical patients. The course covers all major acute presentations as the course is mapped to the UK acute medicine and emergency medicine core medical curriculum
Category: Emergency Medicine

Overview

Course Description & Brief Introduction

Why is this course important?
  • The course provides clinicians with the necessary skills and foundation to manage acutely ill medical patients.
  • The coursecoversall major acute presentations as the course is mapped to the UK acute medicine and emergencymedicine core medical curriculum
Objectives and Learning Outcome

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Develop a structured approach to assess and manage the acutely ill patient.
  • Apply the appropriate bedside monitoring, order and interpret common investigations.
  • Formulate and communicate an ongoing management plan.
  • Provide effective communication through handover or referral.
Who Should Attend This Course

Who are the target learners? What are the requirements to attend?

  • ST1 to ST3 level, Junior doctors and registrar level trainees in acute medicine, emergency medicine and anaesthesia.
  • Holding a current ALS (or ACLS) is advisable before attending the course. Cardiac arrest scenarios will not be covered.
  • Experience in acute or emergency medicine is desirable.

    Course Features

  • Duration 6 weeks
  • Lectures 12
  • Group exercise -
  • Quiz 12
  • Certificate 6

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