BASIC Sri Lanka 
BASIC Course is an internationally recognised course conducted by intensivists, anesthetists and respiratory specialists. It has been used by ICUs in Australia, Malaysia, Europe, UK and India to equip doctors starting out in ICU or doctors who care for the critically ill with relevant skills and knowledge. 

In Sri Lanka SSCCEM is proud be the local convener for the BASIC courses course and Prof Ross Freebairn is leading the course faculty. 

Beyond BASIC Mechanical Ventilation (BBMV) course is for the Doctors with  ICU experience and senior intensive care nurses who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of Mechanical Ventilation. It is highly encouraged that the applicants have to provide proof of previous BASIC course completion to register for the course. BBMV course is conducted by high profile international instructors. The course format is similar to the BASIC course featuring lectures and skill stations and runs for two days. It is endorsed and promoted in Europe by the training committee of the European Society of the Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM).

 A course textbooks will be issued to the participant soon after the confirmation. Participants are expected to have read the book and completed on-line MCQ test prior to attending the course.

Successful completion of the course is dependent on completion of the pre-course MCQ, attendance at all lectures and workstations, passing the post-course MCQ and completion of course evaluation forms.

Any cancellation must be notified to the organizer in writing. 10% administrative levy will apply to any course refunds. A 50% partial refund will be issued if the enrollment is cancelled between 3 weeks prior to the scheduled course date. No refund will be given if a course enrollment is cancelled within 3 week of the scheduled course date or the cancellation is received after the BASIC course book has been sent out to participants. 
Course is subject to a minimum participation before course commencement. The organizer reserves the right to cancel the course and fully refund the participants should unforeseen circumstances necessitate.