ICU BASIC Course July 2021

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Princess Alexandra Hospital

199 Ipswich Road

Woolloongabba, QLD 4102


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The BASIC Course will be held over two days, 13 and 14 July 2021. Please arrive at 7:30am on the first day to check-in for an 8:00am start.

Who is it aimed at?

It is primarily designed as an introduction to Intensive Care for doctors coming to work in the ICU for the first time, but has also proved popular with senior ICU nurses, Emergency department doctors and other doctors who have responsibility for severely ill patients.

What is the format?

The format is similar to ACLS, ATLS and FCCS. The course consists of course manual, brief clinically-based lectures, skill stations, e-learning and pre- and post-course tests. The course works on a cascading model with local instructors delivering the content after appropriate training.

What topics are covered?

  • airway management
  • acute respiratory failure
  • mechanical ventilation
  • basics
  • common modes
  • settings
  • troubleshooting
  • specific conditions
  • haemodynamic monitoring
  • management of shock
  • severe sepsis
  • interpretation of arterial blood gases
  • transport of critically ill patients
  • severe trauma
  • neurological emergencies
  • oliguria & acute renal failure
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • arrhythmias
  • nutrition
  • sedation and analgesia
  • venous thromboembolic disease
  • stress ulceration
  • cardiovascular and respiratory physiology
  • metabolic & electrolyte disturbances

Is the course endorsed?

The course has been endorsed by:

  • Asia-Pacific Association of Critical Care Medicine
  • College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia & New Zealand
  • Emirates Critical Care Society
  • European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • International Pan-Arab Critical Care Society
  • World Federation of Societies of Intensive & Critical Care Medicine

For more information about the ICU BASIC Course:


What time should I arrive?

Please arrive at 7:30am for an 8:00am start.

What's the cancellation and refund policy?

To cancel your registration, you can request a cancellation through Eventbrite, or contact Sandra at the PA Research Foundation: / 07 3180 1840.

  • Attendees can receive a refund, less Eventbrite fees, if registration is cancelled 7 or more days prior to the event. If cancellations are requested within 7 days of the event, there is no refund.
  • If the EVENT is cancelled by the organiser, attendees will receive a full refund.

Who do I contact if I have a question?

Questions about the course - Course Coordinator: / Aleisha Way: 07 3176 4650.

Questions about registration including cancelling registration - Sandra at the PA Research Foundation / 07 3180 1840

How can I register and pay?

Please register online via Eventbrite and pay with a credit card (Visa/Mastercard/American Express).

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

A paper ticket is not required. Just have a copy of the ticket on your mobile to scan upon arrival.


Quest Hotel - Woolloongabba

130 Logan Road, Woolloongabba QLD 4102

(07) 3873 3000 / / Quest Apartments Website

Contact Quest via phone or email and mention the "PA Research Foundation" or "PAH" to receive a discounted rate of $133 to $255. Secure parking, wi-fi, and bottled water upon arrival are included. Cooked breakfast is available for an additional $15. Breakfast bookings can be made by guests at reception. 

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