In-Symposium Workshops

18 August 2024, Sunday

Workshop Title Acute Dialysis for the Critically Ill
Date 18 August 2024, Sunday
Time 1100 – 1230
Venue Suntec Convention Centre
Objectives This 1-hour interactive session will focus on principles of acute dialysis in the critically ill. The discussion will include timing of dialysis initiation, dialysis modality, prescription, and dialysis in specific clinical scenarios.
Target Participants ICM Trainees, Junior Intensivists, Allied Health, Nurses, Advance Practicing Nurses in ICU, Senior Residents
Participants Number 30
Lead Faculty (Local) Dr Manish Kaushik
Cost Per Pax SGD 20
Workshop Title Epicardial Pacing and Pacemaker Troubleshooting
Date 18 August 2024, Sunday
Time 1530 – 1700
Venue Suntec Convention Centre, Level 3, Room TBA
Introduction Epicardial pacing post cardiac surgery is an important factor in maintaining adequate haemodynamics in the post operative period. Troubleshooting common pacing problems effectively requires knowledge of all pacing issues which could potentially be encountered and the actions required to maintain patient safety. Participants will have tactile experience with epicardial pacing box manipulation whilst connected to a simulator.
Objectives The focus of this mini workshop is on the delivery of knowledge related to common epicardial pacing issues encountered in post operative Cardiothoracic patients. On completion of this workshop participants will be able to
– Discuss and understand Pacing box safety
– Discuss common pacing problems and how they can affect patient safety and stability
– Identify these problems on a patient monitor
– Correctly manipulate a pacing box to resume safe pacing
Target Participants Critical Care Doctors
Critical Care Nurses
Respiratory Therapists
Participants Number 20
Lead Faculty TBA
Cost Per Pax SGD 20
Workshop Title APICS In-Conference Medical Emergencies Workshops for House Officers (PGY-1s) and Medical Officers
Introduction Responding to medical emergencies may seem intimidating to new PGY1s and Registrars. Knowledge in Crisis Resource Management and review of common emergencies can increase confidence and lead to better performance in these areas, leading to improved patient outcomes.
Objectives Provide platform for new House Officers (PGY-1s) and Medical Officers to learn Crisis Resource Management
Provide Simulation Experience for local/international/LMIC/UMIC Trainees
Introduce Critical Care as a Subspecialty to Early Career doctors
Expand SICM outreach to junior trainees
Target Participants House Officers
Medical Officers
Participants Number Workshop for House Officers and Nurses – 20
Workshop for Medical Officers and Nurses – 12
Cost Per Pax SGD 20
Lead Faculty (Local) Sean Loh
Faculty Lie Sui An
Jansen Koh
Cheryl Tan
Lim Chee Eng
Ng Kangqi
Nicole Sieow