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Advanced Medical Training - Critical Care Fundamentals

Advanced Medical Life Support and Critical Care Fundamentals Course for physicians in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Medical Educators for Latin America still needs at least 1 more volunteer to teach 25-30 Bolivian physicians. 

This course entails lectures and practical stations for hands-on learning. 

Topics Include:

  • Recognition and Assessment of the Seriously Ill Patient
  • Airway Management
  • Cardiopulmonary/Cerebral Resuscitation
  • Diagnosis and Management of Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Monitoring Blood Flow, Oxygenation, and Acid-Base Status
  • Diagnosis and Management of Shock
  • Neurologic Support
  • Basic Trauma and Burn Support
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Life-Threatening Infections: Diagnosis and Antimicrobial Therapy Selection
  • Management of Life-Threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Disturbances
  • Special Considerations
  • Critical Care in Pregnancy
  • Ethics in Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care in Infants and Children: The Basics

Let me know if you're interested.

Earlier Event: October 19
MELA Pre-Trip Meeting