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BASIC for Nurse Course: 2022 November SBAH November 25 - November 26

For more info 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
•Basic hemodynamic monitoring in ICU
•Acute pain
•Life threatening arrhythmias
•Nutritional support
•Infection control
•Non-invasive ventilation