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Acute Medical Emergencies

Duration: 2 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 16 - Price: £280.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

A very comprehensive two days, delivered using a variety of teaching styles, by professionals who manage medical emergencies on a day-to-day basis. A number of the more common presenting conditions are covered providing a structured approach to the pathophysiology, initial assessment and management of the acutely ill medical patient. Attended by nurses, doctors and Allied Health Professionals who are likely to encounter this category of patient.


"I was extremely pleased to attend this course. Tutor made it easy and understandable."

"Really helpful!!"

"Course excellent! I will recommend it to colleagues. Very informative and up-to-date. Teacher excellent!"


Past course delegates, November 2016

Course Content

Systematic approach in the medically ill patient

ABC focussed approach to medical emergencies

Cardiac emergencies

  • Cardiac failure
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Unstable angina

Acute upper Gastro-intestinal haemorrhage

Risk assessment and management of massive gastro-intestinal bleeding

Poisoning by

  • paracetamol
  • opiate
  • benzodiazepine
  • TCAD's


  • DKA
  • HONK

Emergency treatment of Anaphylaxis

Respiratory emergencies -

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • pneumonia
  • pneumothorax

Acute renal failure

  • hyperkalaemia
  • pulmonary oedema
  • sepsis


  • DVT
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Neurological stroke; meningism; fits

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Develop an understanding of a systematic approach to the medically ill patient
  • Enhanced understanding of common medical conditions their presentation, assessment and management

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