BASIC Provider Course

14 and 15 February 2019

The BASIC course is primarily designed as an introduction to Intensive Care for doctors coming to work in ICU for the first time. It has also proved popular with critical care nurses, Emergency Department doctors and doctors who have responsibility for severely ill patients.

The course is run over two days and consists of brief clinically-based lectures, small group skill stations, e-learning and pre and post-course tests. A course manual is provided. It covers essential and fundamental aspects of Intensive Care, including: airway management, CPR, acute respiratory failure, mechanical ventilation, hemodynamic monitoring, diagnosis and management of shock, trauma, severe sepsis, acid base disturbances and transport of the critically ill.

Participants are expected to have read the course manual and have completed an online MCQ test prior to attending the course which is available via the BASIC website.
Lunch and refreshments are provided each day, as is a course dinner at one of Bendigo’s finest eateries.

Cost: medical $650, nursing $285

Registration is via the BASIC website

Location: West Wing Learning Space 2 & 3
Bendigo Hospital, 100 Barnard St, Bendigo

For more information, please email Julie Mathews,
Bendigo BASIC Co-ordinator at
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Participants limited to 24 (12 medical, 12 nursing)

The BASIC course is coordinated by the Bendigo Health
Intensive Care Unit and Clinic Learning and Development



BASIC Provider Course