Acute Medicine

This intensive 2-day Acute Medicine course provides a best practice updates. It gives you the entire 12 CPD points you require.

The updated Acute Medicine timetable is available four weeks prior to course start.

It’s the middle of the night. Things are not going well. Your patient is sick and the numbers are getting worse.

What do you do? What does the ECG show? What’s on the X-ray? What do the bloods mean? Fluid restrict or rehydrate? Should you give steroids? Transfer to ITU or transfer out?

It isn’t always easy.

Acute Medicine is an intensive 2-day course focused on aspects of emergency medicine that make a difference.

Topics Covered

  • Heart failure
  • Life threatening arrhythmias
  • Referring for PCI
  • Pulmonary embolus
  • Respiratory failure
  • Renal failure
  • ECG / CXR
  • DKA / HONK
  • The acute liver
  • GI bleeding
  • Epilepsy
  • Septic shock
  • Pneumonia
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Tropical infections
  • Electrolytes and Acidosis
  • Acute hypertension
  • Meningitis, encephalitis, abscess

Who should attend?

Acute Medicine is relevant to all individuals involved in acute medicine. It will be designed to give you the confidence to run or be a team member in an Acute Medical Take.

12 CPD Points

The course has been granted 12 CPD points by the Royal College of Physicians.

Event Organisers

The organisers of the courses are: Professor Jaspal S Kooner (Ealing and Hammersmith), Professor Karim Meeran (Charing Cross and Hammersmith) and Professor John Chambers (St Mary's).

Expert Speakers

The speakers are experts in their fields and are all active in acute and emergency medicine. They are there to give you direct practical advice, to share their tricks of the trade, and to shine a light on what will be new.

Our Lecturers

Our lecturers are all Senior SpRs or Consultants who have run busy medical takes themselves, and who are still closely involved with the delivery of acute medicine.

Course cancellation

If you cancel we will refund you within 4 weeks less £20 to cover admin costs. However, if you cancel within 72 hours of the course, and we cannot fill your place, we reserve the right to charge a 100% fee.

Student Testimonials

“Excellent overview techniques, great speakers.”
“Fantastic, informative and engaging lectures.”
“Very relevant, clear and concise.”
“Excellent speakers, just what needed.”
“Enthusiastic, very useful update.”
“Wide range of topics and friendly presenters.”
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