BASIC for Nurses Course January 11, 2022

Course dates for 2022:

  • March 11th and 12th 2022: BARA
  • April 1st and 2nd 2022: SBAH
  • June 24th and 25th 2022: BARA
  • July 29th and 30th 2022 – SBAH
  • September 30th and 1st October 2022: SBAH
  • October 28th and 29th 2022: BARA
  • November 25th and 26th 2022:SBAH

For more information contact: basicfornurse@gmail.com

Cost: R1000 per delegate (for the manual & course)

Target audience: Critical Care / High Dependency Unit RN’s

Format: Course manual, lectures, skill stations, compulsory online pretest

Topics covered include:
•Basic nursing assessment of critically ill patients
•Airway management

•Basic respiratory physiology
•Basic neurological assessment in ICU
•Acute respiratory failure
•Intracranial hypertension
•Mechanical ventilation – modes and settings
•Arterial blood gases interpretation
  •Non-invasive ventilation
•Clinical handover
•Mechanical ventilation – trouble shooting
•Communication in ICU
•Respiratory monitoring in ICU
•Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation in ICU
•Nursing care of the ventilated patient
•Transport of critically ill patients
•Basic cardiovascular physiology
•Sedation
•Basic hemodynamic monitoring in ICU
•Acute pain
•Life threatening arrhythmias
•Nutritional support
•Shock
•Infection control
•Oliguria
•Non-invasive ventilation
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