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Critical Care Hot Topics

Developed by: UKCPA Critical Care Group

Date

17, Nov 2021

Location

Online, 2pm - 5pm

£ Prices

Members: Free
Non-Members: £35

RPS Accredited Training Provider
17
Nov

Critical care controversies – hear members of the UKCPA Critical Care Expert Group debate some of the “hot topics” in critical care pharmacotherapy

Session 1.  Should steroids be used for treating ARDS in critical care?

After this session, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe the evidence base for and against steroid use in ARDS and COVID-19 ARDS (C-ARDS)
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of steroid based immunomodulation in ARDS and C-ARDS

Session 2.  Do antipsychotics have role in managing delirium in critical illness? 

After this session, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe the evidence base for and against using antipsychotics for managing delirium in critical care
  • Discuss how to manage agitated delirium, refractory to non-pharmacological interventions

Session 3.  Should we be using balanced crystalloids or sodium chloride 0.9% as our first choice IV fluid in critical care?

After this session, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe the evidence, risks and benefits of using balanced crystalloids or sodium chloride 0.9% as IV fluid of choice in critical illness

Speakers:

Greg Barton, Principal Clinical Pharmacist (Education and Training), Clinical specialty – Critical Care and Burns, St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Fraser Hanks, Principal Pharmacist – Critical Care and Anaesthetics, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Emma Graham-Clarke, Consultant Pharmacist – Critical Care, City Hospital Birmingham

Anita Krishan, Critical Care Pharmacist, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

Cathy McKenzie, Clinical Academic Research Lead at King’s College Hospital, London

John Warburton, Clinical Pharmacy Manager Critical Care, Surgery, Cardiac Services, Bristol Royal Infirmary

Alan Timmins, Lead Clinical Pharmacist, Acute, Victoria Hospital, Kirkaldy

Dr Mark Tomlin, Consultant Pharmacist – Critical Care (retired) and Clinical Trainer, University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust  

Sinéad O’Halloran, Consultant Pharmacist Critical Care, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Booking Information

To book your place, please complete the online registration process here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/critical-care-hot-topics-tickets-186815830177

 

Registration will close at 9am on the day!