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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, junior doctors and Allied Health Professionals who are likely to encounter this category of patient. The main aim of the course is to allow you to explore the crucial identification and early management of acutely unwell patients before referring to more specialist and experienced support.

"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!"

"Very enjoyable. Helped with a systematic approach to assessing and diagnosing patients"

Past course delegates

Course Content

Systematic approach to the unwell patient


Cardiac emergencies

  • Acute coronary syndrome (acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina)
  • Heart failure
  • Arrhythmia overview
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Aneurysm


Respiratory Emergencies

  • Asthma
  • Pneumothorax
  • Obstruction
  • Infection


Neurological emergencies

  • Stroke
  • Infectio
  • Seizures



  • Anaphylaxis
  • Acute Diabetic  complications
  • Sepsis
  • Poisoning
  • Acute behavioural disturbance


Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Apply a systematic approach to the early assessment and management of the unwell patient
  • Identify key red flags in the assessment of the acutely unwell patient
  • Identify key first steps in the early management of the acutely unwell patient
  • Recognise the need and nature of specialist referral where appropriate in the management of the acutely unwell patient

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Course Venues and Prices

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Professionals training professionals

M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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