The Education Committee is allocated a budget for funding education initiatives in the following categories:
Decisions regarding the distribution of funds will be made by the Education Committee and will be final without further discussion. The Committee will review applications twice a year i.e. end June and end Nov each year.
The official application form must be used by all applicants and submitted to the Secretariat. Research applications must contain ethics approval.
The Society has drawn up a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to inform sponsorship applications in relation to the Critical Care Congress and Scientific Meeting attendance.
This SOP excludes the following applications which fall under the domain of the Training or the Education and Research Committees:
RESEARCH: Competitive research funding is available to support Critical Care- related research. Funding may be used for expenses such as equipment, running costs, laboratory expenses, staffing, materials and publication costs. Congress-related expenses will not be supported by this grant.
EDUCATION: Education is defined as all matters of education, outreach and continued education that concern the Society, its members and the field of Critical Care.
TRAINING: Training is defined as activities and teaching aimed at improving critical-care related skills, for any discipline.
Ivan Joubert (Chair)
David Skinner – KwaZulu-Natal
Malcolm Miller – Western Cape
Lizette van der Merwe – Eastern Cape
Heleen van Aswegen – Gauteng