The Nepean Intensive Care Web Site

http://www.nepeanicu.org

Welcome to the Nepean ICU Web Site

Welcome to the web site of the Nepean Intensive Care Unit. The Intensive Care Unit is part of the Nepean Hospital, a teaching hospital associated with the University of Sydney. The Nepean Hospital is part of the Sydney West Area Health Service and is situated at the base of the Blue Mountains, 50 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD. Please navigate the site by selecting the links at the left of every page, by using the Sitemap or by selecting one of the highlighted pages below:

Research

Education

 

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This one-day practical RACE course is specifically tailored made for Emergency Physicians.  The course is developed in conjunction with Emergency Physicians and is specifically targeted at their special needs.   The course will cover pericardial effusion and tamponade, left and right ventricular functions, preloads and pleural effusions. It you want to learn how to perform quick echo and to review the echo qualitatively, this maybe the course that suits you.  All participant will be given a copy of the RACE Handbook.  Extra copies can be purchased at $33 (incl. GST) each.  Click here to find the next available RACE courses. 

The RACE Handbook is produced to supplement the RACE course and is intended to be used as a quick reference for 2D transthoracic echocardiography.  The latest (2008) edition covers the standard views, knobology, assessments of left and right heart functions, cardiac tamponade and more.

 

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The Nepean Critical Care Echo (NCCE) aims to promote the use of echocardiography in the intensive care unit and emergency. It organizes one-to-one hands-on practical courses in echocardiography. Interested individuals are welcomed to receive hands-on training with us on a short-term basis (1-2 weeks).

 

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The Nepean Institute of Critical Care Education and Research (NICCER) is now the exclusive distibutor for the ICCU Imaging's FOCUS (Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Study) multimedia DVD box set and the FOCUS pocket guide in Australia. The FOCUS DVD set will provide hours of stunning 2D & 3-D echo images plus the application of Doppler. Whether you are a novice or an expert, you will find FOCUS a valuable learning tools in your library. Click here for order form.

 

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This course covers the basic critical care echocardiography and advanced echocardiography. The course (1-3 days) is designed for intensivists, emergency physicians and anaesthetists. Please visit here to find the details and registration form.

(Leura Critical Care Echo 2008 presentations and materials can be downloaded from here by using 'leura2008' as username and the password provided to you at the conference.)

 

International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine

 

ISICEM 2008 Critical Care Echo Materials please follow this link to access the slides and other material for the ISICEM conference. Please use the username ''echo2008" and the password given to you at the conference to access these files.

 

Specialist Critical Care Nursing Roles

Other Information

The Nepean Intensive Care Web Site usually has 50 pages available, only about a dozen or so that are listed on this opening page. Please either browse the site or see the Sitemap page which lists and categorises every page in the site. Any queries please see the Contact Us page.