Sat, 02 Mar|
Fundamentals of Emergency and Critical Care - @ Marwell Zoo!
Master Emergency and Critical Care Nursing! Gain skills for intense cases, triage, ECGs, and specialized care. Elevate your expertise! Have Fun whilst learning, mixed with great food and a mooch round the zoo!!
Time & Location
02 Mar 2024, 09:00 – 17:00 GMT
Marwell Zoo, Thompson's Ln, Colden Common, Winchester SO21 1JH, UK
About the Event
Join Chloe Fay Chloe Fay BSc (Hons) RVN CertVN ECC NCert (Anaesthesia) VTS ECC BLS & ALS RECOVER Instructor in this fantastic immersive day addressing the fundamentals of emergency and critical care, this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to nurse any ECC case. The course will focus on the practical skills required to nurse high intensity cases, as well as the knowledge of how to identify these patients, the critical
care thinking skills required to nurse them and a deep dive of some of the more commonly
The course will be hands on, as well as interactive with lots of cases to talk through, to help increase
understanding of some of the more complex skills. An appreciation of triage and the application of
the rule of 20, ECG recognition, fluid therapy and blood gas analysis will be followed by nursing
considerations for specific conditions such as cardio-respiratory patients. You will be treated to a fantastic day, great food and a beautiful venue , giving you the chance to mooch around the zoo too!!
*Lecture One: Triage and the Rule of 20
Discussion of triage from the phone right through to the critical care setting, using patient scoring
systems and using Kirby’s rule of 20 and its application.
*Lecture Two: ECG Recognition
Understanding the ECG trace, how we can differentiate rhythms and what may cause them, with
reviewing of hyper/hypokalaemia and its effects.
*Lecture Three: Fluid Therapy
In depth review of the differences between shock and dehydration, how these are treated and
evaluation of the component therapies that are available. Discussion of the nursing considerations
for the fluid therapy choices will also be addressed as well as assessing fluid responsiveness and
which catheter placement is most appropriate.
*Lecture Four: Blood Gas Analysis
This lecture serves to build a better understanding of blood gas analysis and acid-base derangements
that are so commonly seen in the critical patients. This lecture will tie in with the previous lectures
and a deeper discussion of how these derangements can come about, as well as treatment indicated
will be addressed.
*Lecture Five & Six: Nursing Considerations
This lecture will serve as a short series of the specific nursing considerations for the cardio-
respiratory patient, the urinary/renal patient, the head trauma patient and the septic patient.
ECC Day Marwell Zoo£300.00