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ICU Transition and Advanced Airway Skills Course

Moving to a senior post means more clinical responsibilities, junior supervision and organisation of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) team. This course is designed to provide ICU junior doctors, registrars, trainees and advanced trainees with the tools and guidance to manage this transition.

Through a combination of workshops, simulations, small group activities and skill stations (cadaver-based), this two day course, delivered by a highly skilled ICU team will prepare healthcare professionals for a transition to a senior post.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for any health professionals within the ICU who are transitioning to a senior post including, junior doctors, trainees, and senor registrars.

Course information

  • This two day course is delivered by a highly skilled ICU team and is comprised of workshops, simulations, small group activities and skill stations (cadaver-based).

    Day one
    The first day will be at Mater Education and will cover the following topics:

    • Organising the team and setting priorities
    • Communication and leadership skills
    • Dialysis
    • ECHO, supervised scanning
    • Bronchoscopy

    Day two
    The second day will be held at the University Of Queensland School Of Anatomy and will cover the following topics:

    • Advanced airway management
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Percutaneous Tracheostomy (PDT)
    • Cricothyroidotomy