Certificate Course in Simulation Based Critical Care Medicine

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Why such a course.

  1. In the real world practise today there is a growing need for simulation based training to learn principles of CRM (crisis resource management); Team work; ICU protocols etc. before actually working with patients as more complex medico legal issues are involved while dealing with ICU patients.
  2. Plenty of ICU related topics workshops are available for training in the market today, however none of which is simulation based.
  3. Paucity of time with most of the working Intensivist doctors in the city to do a full time fellowship course.
  4. A beneficial course for all health science personnel interested to make their career in the field of intensive care medicine.

Training, Demonstration & Hands on experience in Medical Simulation Lab with 15 Days observership in various ICU’s of 1500 bedded D Y Patil Hospital.

Eligible Participants

Individuals completed their MBBS / BAMS / BHMS / BUMS / BSc Nursing, etc.

Programme Outline


Comprehensive critical care practise and protocols will be taught, discussed, role-played with the HPS (human patient simulator) @ the Simulation lab.

The modules will be designed on a variety of critical care topics such as:

 Session 1: Introduction & Overview

  • Emergency medicine department- Organization of EMD, Organization of Emergency MS, Disaster management.
  • Legal Aspects of Emergency medicine – Introduction

Session 2: Airway

  • Airway management- Introduction
  • Mechanical Ventilation- Introduction, Specific modes of Ventilation, General Classes of Ventilators, Noninvasive ventilation, Weaning

Session 3: Trauma

  • Trauma Emergencies – General Approach to a trauma patient, traumatic shock, hypovolaemic shock, thoracic shock, and stab wound, pelvic trauma, genitourinary trauma, pediatric trauma, trauma in pregnancy, penetrating and Blunt neck trauma.
  • Emergency department imaging- Emergency department sonography, Diagnostic imaging in Emergency medicine.
  • Neurology in Trauma- Management of Head injuries, cerebral protection in head injuries, Spinal injuries.

Session 4: Medical Emergencies Part-1

  • Cardio emergencies – Approach to chest pain, Cardiogenic shock, Congestive cardiac failure, Drugs and Interventions, Syncope, Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Respiratory emergencies- Acute respiratory failure, Asthma emergencies, Bronchial emergencies, chronic obstructive pulmonary, Pulmonary Embolism and DVT
  • Respiratory emergencies- Haemoptysis I, Haemoptysis II, lower respiratory tract infections, pleural effusions, Pneumothorax, Mycobacterial emergencies, Non-Cardiogenic pulmonary Oedema

Session 5: Medical Emergencies Part-2

  • Endocrine emergencies- Hypoglycaemia, Diabetic ketoacidosis, NKH coma, Alcoholic ketoacidosis, Lactic acidosis, Thyroid storm, Myxoedema coma, Adrenal Coma, Adrenal Crisis, Management of DKA in Adults and children
  • Neurological emergencies- CNS infection, Alterd mental status and Coma, Stroke emergencies
  • Septic Shock – Introduction

 Session 6: Medical Emergencies Part-3

  • Acid based balance and Electrolyte disorders- Acid base balance and interpretation of Blood Gas results, Electrolyte disorders
  • Renal Failure- Acute, Chronic
  • Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary- Hepatic Encephalopathy, portal vein thrombosis, IBD, Gastroenteritis, Diverticular disease, Hepatitis, Fulminant Hepatic failure, Acute pancreatitis, Management of Acute bleeding oesopharyngeal Bleeding

 Session 7: Surgical and Transfusion Emergencies

  • Surgical Emergencies- Abdominal trauma, surgical emergencies, Acute cholecystitis, Diverticular Disease, Eosophageal perforation, Haemorrhoids, Inflammatory bowel Disease
  • Surgical Emergencies- Anorectal Disorders, Pancreatitis, Anal Fissures and Fistulae, GI foreign bodies, Oropharyngeal foreign bodies, Rrectal foreign bodies, Abdomina Aortic Aneurism, Acute mesenteric ischaemia, Intestinal Obstruction
  • Urogenital Emergencies- Urinary retention, Urinary tract infection, Genital lesions
  • Tranfusion Emergencies- Introduction

Session 8: Obstetric, Gynecologic Emergencies

  • Obstetric and Gynecological emergencies- Pelvic pain, Ectopic pregnancy, Vaginal bleeding during Pregnancy, Hypertension in Pregnancy, Emergency Delivery, Vaginitis, Cervicitis and Pelvic Inflammatory disease, Amenorrhoea, Sexual Assault

Session 9: Toxicology

  • Approach to the Poisoned patient
  • Antidotes commonly used in overdoses
  • Treatment of Hypotension associated with drug poisoning
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Illicit drug and controlled substances of Abuse
  • Alcohol withdrawal
  • Digital toxicity
  • Calcium channel blocker toxicity
  • Acetaminophen Hepato- Toxicity
  • Salicylate overdose
  • Tricyclic Antidepressant overdoes
  • Monoamino Oxides inhibitor overdoes
  • Cyanide poisoning
  • Ethanol poisoning

 Session 10 : Environmental Emergencies

  • Environmental Emergencies- Frost bite, Heat exhaustion and Heat stroke, High Altitude- Pulmonary symptoms, High Altitude Cerebral Symptoms, Hypothermia
  • Burns- Chemical burns, Electrical burns, Lightning Burns, Thermal burns, Inhalation-Smoke
  • Dive Emergencies- Barotrauma, near drowning
  • Emergency department Anaphylaxis- Introduction
  • Emergency department bites & stings

01 month residential program / 03 Months Weekend Program (Selective Weekends) with Training, Demonstration & Hands on experience in Medical Simulation Lab & observership in various ICU’s of 1500 bedded D Y Patil Hospital.


Participants will be provided with a course completion certificate by D Y Patil University.


Rs. 65,000/- per Participant

It includes

Certificate of Participation

Breakfast, Lunch and High Tea

Reading Material