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November 2018
22nd to
23rd November 2018
Name: Emerge10: Powered by Curiosity
Venue: The Hub
Address 1: Castlehill
City: Edinburgh
Postcode: EH1 2NE View Map
Contact: emerge@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
Description: The themes of the conference are Innovation, Education, Pre-Hospital Care and Global Health. We will be focusing on the latest research in emergency medicine and the advancement made in the last decade.

If you would like to submit a poster for the conference then we’d love to hear from you. We are looking for projects that are pushing innovation and asking questions about how we deliver care.

The closing date for submission of abstracts is Monday 10th September 2018 at 12.00 pm (GMT).
January 2019
24th to
25th January 2019
Name: SICS 28th Annual Scientific Meeting
Venue: Fairmont Hotel
City: St Andrews
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Description: The 28th Scottish Intensive Care Society ASM is taking place on the 24th and 25th January 2019 at the Fairmont Hotel in St Andrews. A tremendous educational programme of international speakers has been lined up for you including Prof Derek Angus, Prof John Fraser, Prof Stephen Brett, Prof Bronagh Blackwood, Mark Byers and covering topics such as sepsis, ALI, ventilation, icu survivorship, chemical terrorism, new infectious diseases outbreaks and critical care, improving family decisions, weaning and much more.
February 2019
6th February 2019
Name: Women in Intensive Care Medicine - Critical Care Without Ceilings
Venue: Royal College of Anaesthetists
City: London
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Description: A fantastic opportunity for ICM specialists to connect and attend informative and engaging lectures and workshops.

With sessions on 'Leading with authenticity', 'Dealing with failure', 'Being an effective ally' and more, the day will focus on providing practical skills and advice leading to better working habits, environment and community.

WICM is a subcommittee of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and are a group of intensive care doctors promoting intensive care medicine as a career choice irrespective of gender. Everyone is welcome at WICM 2019 meeting as we aim to promote ICM for all.
8th February 2019
Name: Getting to the heart of the matter
Venue: Golden Jubilee National Hospital
City: Clydebank
Contact: Irene.kielty@gjnh.scot.nhs.uk
Contact Phone: 0141 951 5600
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Description: “core topics day comprising lectures and workshops looking at cardiothoracic issues within the intensive care unit..”
21st to
22nd February 2019
Name: Edinburgh Radiology Course for ICM
Venue: Edinburgh Training and Conference Centre
Address 1: St Mary's Street
City: Edinburgh
Contact: dawn.campbell@ed.ac.uk
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Description: The aim of the course is to help you develop a systematic method of reviewing images of common pathologies encountered in clinical practice in Critical Care Medicine. The course includes lectures and hands-on radiology case review workshops with Radiology experts with a maximum of 2 delegates per workstation.

Topics include:
Basic principles of radiology
Indications and limitations of different modalities
Interpretation of CXR and AXR including tubes and lines
CT chest and abdomen/pelvis including venous and arterial phase angiography
CT head and c-spine including near-interventinoal radiology
Pan CT trauma including common injuries and fractures.

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