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College of Intensive Care Medicine

of Australia and New Zealand

CICM e-news

26 July 2016

Winner of Overseas Aid Grant 2015
Written by Katie Moynihan.

Flying into Fiji was stunning; lush greenery, mountains and gorgeous blue waters. Thankfully living in Brisbane prepared me somewhat so the Fiji heatwave shock wasn’t as drastic as it could have been! But it was still pretty drastic!

The first week was spent with a crew from the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, teaching on a Paeds BASIC course. The schedule was pretty hectic (and we kept to time thanks to our fearless coordinator) but we also fit in some time to see the sites! The course itself was a huge success. The local paediatric doctors and nurses grew in knowledge and confidence before our eyes, and I had the opportunity to see this learning put into practice, and reinforce it over the following three months. I was lucky enough to have two Australasian trained Intensivists Lisa Bennet (now a local after 10 years) and Di Stephens (Director of Darwin ICU) practicing primarily in teaching roles through the Fiji National University during my stay.

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Regional Committee Events
The new committees for 2016 – 2018 have been announced, please make sure to check out your Regional Committees details here.

Make sure to take note of the upcoming events below hosted by your regional committees. 
 


Please contact Kayla Hargood kaylah@cicm.org.au to register your interest in presenting at any of the Presentation Workshops listed above.

Communications Course
25 August 2016 | Adina Apartment Hotel | Perth

A one day course providing trainees with the skills to communicate with families and patients in an ICU setting.  Dr Steve Philpot convenes the day with a psychologist and assistance from local Fellows. The morning covers topics including; verbal and nonverbal skills, the importance of empathy, delivering bad and catastrophic news and planning family meetings, with the afternoon dedicated to small group skills practice with actors. This course is a mandatory part of training for all trainees who registered from 1 January 2014.

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea is provided, so please make sure to notify us of any dietary requirements.

Don’t miss out on the limited places available.

Please contact Sarah McArthur sarahmc@cicm.org.au if you have any queries.


Fellowship Education Workshop | New Zealand 
16 August | Wellington, NZ | Amora Hotel.

The workshop is a good opportunity for Fellows to meet with colleagues to discuss trainees in their region and learn about the College workplace based assessment tools. The program includes a Q&A Session for attendees to ask the Director of Professional Affairs and staff about any College matters.

Registration is open to all Fellows in the region; to register please click here

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea is provided, so please make sure to notify us of any dietary requirements. Please contact Sarah McArthur sarahmc@cicm.org.au if you have any queries.


ASM 2017 
SAVE THE DATE  - SYDNEY 2017


Make note of these dates in your diary!
ICU Update 25 May
ASM 26 – 28 May 

2017 ASM is returning to the single organ theme.
‘Gastroenterology in the ICU: From beginning to End’.

An exceptional line-up of international and national speakers will update us on the latest evidence, theories and practice, involving the GI system and its evolving importance in critically ill patients. Along with the traditional session set-up, there will be rapid-fire topic and guideline challenging sessions to stir up debate and discussion.
2016 ICU Update & ASM Presentations
Presentations from the 2016 ICU Update and ASM are now available to view on the member’s portal
 
To access the member's portal you will need your username and password. Once you have logged in, click on Education, and then click on Resources.

Please note:
Not all presentations are made available for viewing.


Management Skills Course 

Course Dates and locations for 2017:
Wellington NZ  30 - 31 March
Brisbane  7 - 8 September
 
The two day course will be held in Wellington and in Brisbane in 2017.  The course is specifically designed for trainees who are close to completion of training and our CICM Fellows. 

Participants will increase their knowledge and develop skills in various non-clinical aspects of consultant practice:
• Management skills(Performance and Conflict resolution skills)
• Negotiation
• Economics and challenges to ICU
• Risk Management and Patient Safety
• Quality and Benchmarking

With the guidance and knowledge of our leading International and National experts, join us for what promises to be an exceptional course, designed to improve your management skills.

To be placed on the registration list contact Steph Gershon, stephg@cicm.org.au. Registrations for the Wellington Course will open September 2016.
 
Postions Vacant
To advertise a position in future enewsletters, or on our website, please complete this form. Email all forms or queries to our Communications Department

View the full list of Positions Vacant on our website,  http://cicm.org.au/Resources/Positions-Vacant

ICU Registrar or CMO - Sydney's Leading Hospitals- (Sydney Metropolitan)

Hospital Medical Officer - St George Private Hospital

Medical Officers - Mount Isa and Cairns - Royal Flying Doctors

Resident Medical Officers - Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital

Courses and Events
To advertise a course or event in future newsletters please complete this this form. Email all forms or queries to our Communications department communications@cicm.org.au

To view all courses and events visit our website, 
http://www.cicm.org.au/Resources/Event-Summary 

Advanced Life Support (ALS2) Provider Course
Multiple Dates
The Alfred Centre, VIC
For more information please visit www.alfredicu.org.au/courses

Training for Supervisors of Interns
Multiple dates and locations in 2016
For more informtion please click here

Paediatric BASIC
21 - 22 July 2016
Westmead, NSW
For more information please click here

VPECC Teaching Stream
6 August 2016
For more information please click here

IPAC- Introduction to Procedures in Acute Care
12 - 13 August 2016
Coffs Harbour Health Campus, NSW
For more information please click here

Basic Assessment & Support in Intensive Care 
15-16 August 2016 
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Vic
For more information please click here

SonoAus- Advanced Point of Care Ultrasound Workshop
22 - 24 August 2016
Melbourne, Vic
For more information please click here

BASIC Course 
23-24 August 2016
ICET, Nepean Hospital, NSW 
For more information please click here

End of Life Care Symposium
25 August 2016
Westmead Hospital, NSW
For more information please click here

Melbourne Clinical Exam Course (MCEC) 
25-26 August 2016 
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Vic
For more information please click here

CMS Simulation as a Teaching Tool
23 - 26 August
Mater Education, South Brisbane, QLD
For more information please click here

Melbourne Clinical Exam Course (MCEC)
25 - 26 August 2016
The Royal Melbourne Hospital
For more infomation please click here 

BASIC for Developing Healthcare Systems.
Instructor Course

29-30 August 2016
Convention Centre, Hong Kong
For more information please click here
Caring for Colleagues 2016 
28 August 2016
AMA House, NSW 
For more information please click here

Airway Management: beyond BASIC.
Instructor Course 

29-30 August 2016 
Convention Centre, Hong Kong
For more information please click here 

Mechanical Ventilation: Beyond BASIC. 
Instructor-provider Course

29-30 August 2016 
Convention Centre, Hong Kong
For more information please click here 

LEURA - ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
10 September 2016
Blue Mountains, NSW
For more information please click here

Brisbane Intensive Care Medicine Courses
13 - 15 September 2016
Brisbane, QLD
For more information please click here

Beyond BASIC Basic Assessment & Support in Intensive Care Mechanical Ventilation
20 - 21 September 2016
The Canberra Hospital, ACT
For more information please click here

Health Business Excellence Program​
24-25 September 2016 
Hotel Crowne Plaza, Newcastle, NSW
For more information please click here

2016 Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators Conference 
12 - 15 October 2016
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, QLD
For more information please click here

ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care Annual Scientific Meeting
20 - 22 October 2016
Perth, WA
For more information please click here 

Health Business Excellence Program
22-23 October 2016
Hilton Hotel, Sydney, NSW
For more information please click here

2016 Asia Pacific Coroners’ Society Conference 
8-11 November 2016 
Pan Pacific Perth, WA 
For more information please click here

Effective Management of Intensive Care Crises (EMICC)
1-2 December 2016 
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Vic
For more information please click here

7th Annual Winter Symposium in Intensive Care, Anaesthesia & Emergency Medicine
8-13 January 2017
Colorado, USA
For more information please click here

4th SG-ANZICS Intensive Care Forum 
20-24 April 2017
Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre 
For more information please click here

Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP)
Multiple Dates
For more information please click here

Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST)
Multiple Dates
For more information please click here

Paediatric Advanced Life Support
Mulitple Dates
Australian Paramedical College, Miami QLD
For more information please click here 

Advanced Life Support
Mulitple Dates
Australian Paramedical College, Miami QLD
For more information please click here 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Experienced Providers
Multiple Dates
Australian Paramedical College, Miami QLD
For more information please click here 

South Australian Critical Care Ultrasound Course
Multipe Dates
For more information please click here 

Lightbox Radiology Education - Various Courses
Multiple Dates and Locations
For more information please visit, 
http://www.lightboxradiology.com.au/radiology-courses.aspx 

The SA CICM Primary Course
Various Dates
For more information please visit,
http://www.icuadelaide.com.au/course_primary.html 

ABC for Critical Skills Workshop
Various Date in 2016
For more information please visit,
http://www.critical5skills.org/ 

Cardiac Skills Australia - Focused Cardiac/Echo Workshop
Multiple Dates and Locations
For more information please visit,
http://www.cardiacskillsaustralia.com.au 

ETM Course 
Multiple Dates and Locations
For more information please visit,
http://etmcourse.com/course-dates/ 

Clinical Epidemiology Postgraduate Program
The University of Sydney
Course Flyer
For more information please click here