BASIC Sri Lanka
 
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Topics which may be covered in the BASIC Course:

  1. airway management

  2. acute respiratory failure

  3. mechanical ventilation

    1. basics

    2. common modes

    3. settings

    4. troubleshooting

    5. specific conditions

  4. haemodynamic monitoring

  5. management of shock

  6. severe sepsis

  7. interpretation of arterial blood gases

  8. transport of critically ill patients

  9. severe trauma

  10. neurological emergencies

  11. oliguria & acute renal failure

  12. cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  13. arrhythmias

  14. nutrition

  15. sedation and analgesia

  16. venous thromboembolic disease

  17. stress ulceration

  18. cardiovascular and respiratory physiology

  19. poisoning

  20. cardiac disease

  21. metabolic & electrolyte disturbances

Topic may be covered in the Beyond BASIC Mechanical Ventilation Course ::                    
    1. Applied respiratory physiology
    2. Acute respiratory failure
    3. Heart-lung interactions
    4. Advanced airway management
    5. Humidification
    6. Basics of mechanical ventilation
    7. Assist control modes: volume control, pressure control, pressure regulated volume control
    8. SIMV and assist modes including pressure support, volume support and neurally adjusted ventilatory assist
    9. Other modes: adaptive support ventilation, bilevel airway pressure
    10. Ventilator settings
    11. Sedation and paralysis
    12. Troubleshooting
    13. Non-invasive ventilation
    14. Weaning
    15. Respiratory monitoring including waveform analysis
    16. ARDS
    17. Unilateral lung disease
    18. Obstructive airways disease