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Cardiac Arrest Masterclass - beyond ALS. Resuscitation for the next decade

Faculty leaders: Dr Matt Thomas & Professor Jerry Nolan

Wednesday 12thDecember

This will be an immersive and interactive day looking at current best practice and how we can advance cardiac arrest care for the next decade. We will review cases and an expert faculty will be present day to ensure all questions are answered.

09.00 - 10.00 Session 1: Crisis Resource Management in Cardiac Arrest

  • Q1: Dealing with rapidly forming teams
  • Q2: How to achieve excellence
  • Q3: How to lead and follow effectively


10.00 - 11.00 Session 2: Airway Management in cardiac arrest

A range of experts will look at how best to manage the airway and discuss:

  • Q1: Novel supraglottics
  • Q2: The Vortex approach
  • Q3: Videolaryngoscopy


11.00 - 12.00 Session 3: Managing the Circulation -

  • Q1: Mechanical CPR
  • Q2: The role of ECPR
  • Q3: Which drugs work? -adrenaline, vasopressin, steroid, amiodarone, lidocaine


12.00 - 13.00Session 4: Imaging the heart-

  • Q1: ECG in cardiac arrest: learn the next steps
  • Q2: Echocardiography-tips and tricks from experts


13.00 - 14.00Lunch Break

14.00 - 14.40 Session 5: What about non-survivors? -

  • Q1: Ceasing resuscitation-who/when/where/why
  • Q2: Talking to families
  • Q3: Organ and tissue donation


14.40 - 15.30 The Peter Baskett Lecture- Professor Sam Tisherman

  • Please note - this session will take place in the Ondaatje Theatre


15.30 - 16.00 Coffee Break

16.00 - 17.00Putting it all together

  • Q1: What does excellence in resuscitation look like?
  • Q2: What should the perfect patient pathway deliver?

Please note: If you wish to attend this breakaway sessions it should be selected under 'Addons' for the appropriate day at the point of booking.

All bookings include access to the plenary session (taking place each day in the Ondaatje Theatre).

A ticket for the corresponding conference day must be purchased to enable breakaway session access.


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