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Starting out in critical care

Developed by: UKCPA Critical Care Group


09, Mar 2018


Guy's Hospital
Great Maze Pond

£ Prices

Members: £130
Non-Members: £199

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RPS Accredited Training Provider

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This event will be repeated on 15th June in Newcastle and 7th December in Merseyside.  Please see full events listing (main event page).


The aim of this masterclass is to provide the required knowledge and skills for pharmacists who are starting out in critical care.

This popular event follows a tried and tested format of lectures and questions in the morning followed by case studies in the afternoon that apply the principles learnt earlier in the day.

You can view the full event programme here.

Target audience

  • Pharmacists starting out in critical care
  • Pharmacists who wish to refresh their knowledge in the critical care area

Learning outcomes

At the end of this masterclass, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the causes of shock and the balance between perfusion and pressure
  • Describe the basics of fluid balance and fluid choice in critical care
  • Describe the advanced practitioner framework and explain its relevance to their role
  • Inform choices on critical care specific drugs; keeping the patient calm, connected to the ventilator and free from pain
  • Describe pharmaceutical aspects of the management of sepsis and septic shock
  • Undertake a medication review in critically ill patients

Additional information

Peer discussion opportunities will be available at this event, which can also be used towards your CPD and portfolios. Advanced booking essential.

Attending this event will help you advance your professional practice and could be used as evidence in your RPS Faculty and GPhC revalidation portfolios.

This event has been financially supported by the pharmaceutical industry, including:

Stand sponsors have no input into the content of this event. Promotional stands from these companies will be exhibited at this event. Other pharmaceutical companies have been invited to support this day.