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Starting out in critical care

Developed by: UKCPA Critical Care Group

Date

08, Dec 2017

Location

Hilton Manchester Airport,
Outwood Lane,
Manchester,

£ Prices

Members: £130
Non-Members: £199

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Overview

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

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
  • Identify important aspects in pharmaceutical screening of critically ill patients