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19 November 2016 8:30am-5:00pm
Papworth Hospital
Papworth Everard
CB23 3RE
Anne Scott,
Conference Facilitator
01480 364448
• Mr Marius Berman, Consultant
Cardiothoracic Surgeon
• Dr Jonathan Mackay, Consultant
• Tracey Tritton, Clinical & Practice
• Sheila Turner, Lead for Core &
Clincal Education
• Dr Kamen Valchanov, Consultant Anaesthetist
Aim of the day
  • To empower all practitioners to act with confi dence to better treat our critically ill cardiac patients using well validated cardiac arrest protocols, safely managing the patient
  • To promote a team approach in caring for the post cardiac surgical patient with positive results
  • Discuss 5 point plan
  • Demonstrate successful CALS re-sternotomy in 5 minutes

Day to include
  • EACTS Cardiac Arrest Protocols and applying them to clinical areas
  • Practical sessions using the CALS protocol
  • Lectures: Tracheostomy emergencies, Cardiovascular problems, Transoesophageal Echo, Chest x-ray interpretation 
  • Workstations: Chest opening, internal defi brillation, emergency airway management (inc. tracheostomy insertion), intra-aortic balloon device management, invasive monitoring, chest x-rays, transoesophageal echo and epicardial pacing
  • “Scoop and Run” guidelines review and mock transfer of cardiac arrest patient to theatre and chest opening
  • Human factors in cardiac surgery
Who should attend?
  • Critical Care Practitioners 
  • Theatre Nurses 
  • Anaesthetic Practitioners 
  • Surgical Doctors 
  • Anaesthetists 
  • Alert Nurses 
  • Surgical Care Practitioners
Registration fees (to include: CALS book, lunch, certificate of completition, access to CSU-ALS shared files and videos upon completition)
Doctors (External) - £200 
Nurse/ODPs (External) - £100 
Papworth Staff - FOC (education budget funding)

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