Day 1

  • Fundamental Cardiac Physiology, Cardiac Muscle Physiology, Innervation of the Myocardium, Adrenergic Receptors, Regulation of Cardiac Output & Blood Pressure
  • Respiratory Physiology, The Control of Ventilation, Dynamics of Spontaneous Breathing, Gas Transport, Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation.
  • Neurological Disorders part 1: Neurological Assessment.

Day 2

  • Neurological Disorders part 2: Care of the Patient with Raised Intracranial Pressure, Brain Death.
  • Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, Assessment & Management of the Patient with Chest Pain, Shock States - Assessment & Management.
  • Monitoring Techniques: Haemodynamic Monitoring, Arterial Lines, Central Lines, Pulmonary Artery Catheters, Pulse Oximetry -SpO2, Capnography - EtCO2.

Day 3

  • Respiratory: Lung Sounds, Chest X-ray Interpretation, Indications & Goals for Mechanical Ventilation, Ventilator Modes, Care of the Mechanically Ventilated Patient.
  • Renal: Physiology, Acute Renal Failure - Assessment, Complications & Management.
  • Endocrine & Metabolic part 1: Hepatic Failure.

Day 4

  • Assessment & Management of the Difficult Airway - The Latest Guidelines & Algorithms. High Flow Nasal Oxygen Therapy.
  • Resuscitation - Management of Cardiac Arrest. The latest ILCOR and ANZCOR guidelines.
  • Endocrine & Metabolic 2: Diabetic Emergencies. Hypoglycemia, DKA, & HHS.

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Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane
23 Leichhardt St Brisbane QLD 4000

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