Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Medical Emergencies


A case based study day involving common and less common medical emergencies.

Apply treatment strategies to prevent deterioration. An evidence based approach to cases will be used where appropriate.

Upcoming course dates

  • Friday, 14 September 2018  (9.30am - 5pm)
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Learning objectives

  • Acute SOB - What's the cause?
  • Chest pain - Use of ECG and clinical decision rules
  • Metabolic Emergencies 
  • Sepsis Updated
  • Headaches
  • Venous Thromboembolic Disorder
  • Diagnostic Error
Who is this course suitable for? SHOs and registrars involved in emergency medicine, critical care and acute medicine
Fee Free for eligible NCHDs on the CPDSS programme or €300 for others.
Faculty Mr Darragh Shields & Consultants in Emergency Medicine
CPD points 7.5
Location RCSI, 5th floor, No. 26 York Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
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Student testimonials

  • "Learnt a lot about usual medical emergencies which all of us should know"
  • "Interactive discussion"