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. It is endorsed and promoted in Europe by the training committee of the European Society of the Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM).

In Sri Lanka SSCCEM is proud be the conducting organization for this prestigious course and in 2013 and 2014 four courses were held. Each course consists only 24 trainees selected following online registration for the course when advertised in the SSCCEM website.

Registration is only confirmed by payment and availability of the seat. A textbook 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 organizer in writing. 10% administrative levy will apply to any course refunds. A 50% partial refund will be issued if the enrolment is cancelled between 3 and 4 weeks prior to the scheduled course date. No refund will be given if a course enrolment is cancelled within 1 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.