The Immediate Life Support course is a multidisciplinary 1-day course which provides the essential knowledge and skills that are important in the initial phase of treating a critically ill patient who needs resuscitation.It provides training in more diagnostic skills than the BLS course and expands core knowledge and teaches airway management skills, ECG recognition and […]
Focused assessment with sonography in trauma (commonly abbreviated as FAST) is a rapid bedside ultrasound examination performed by surgeons, emergency physicians and paramedics as a screening test for blood around the heart or abdominal organs after trauma. Simple, elegant, very useful. It might sound easy, but using the probe and orientating yourself is an acquired […]
And now for something completely different – a brand new workshop planned for this summer! For all of us who will, after graduating, have to choose between working in urgent and primary care while awaiting a specialty placement, the inner workings of an emergency vehicle are a concern.
Airway management includes a set of manoeuvres performed to prevent and relieve airway obstruction. You will learn how to performe a tracheotomy, intubation and many other important techniques on realistic models. This workshop is taught by certified medical professionals from New Jersey, USA.
From going through algorithms in pediatric airway obstruction to learning how to perform CPR in children, this workshop provides a wide range of practical knowledge in pediatric emergencies. Traditionally, the workshop will be held by Hrvoje Kniewald, MD, Croatia’s famous pediatric cardiologist who has dedicated his life to education and training, keeping children’s little hearts […]
The workshop will start with a short lecture about different wound types and their clinical treatment, after which participants will be able to learn how to take care of wounds, practice their suturing skills on models with realistic skin and master various knots important in surgery.
After a short theoretical part about medical and social aspects of a traumatic brain injury, the participants will get a chance to test and improve their manual skills in capnography and video laringoscopy.
A short introduction covering the stages of birth will be followed by the practical segment on a model, preparing the participants for an out-of-hospital vaginal birth. The participants will also discuss many complications that may occur during child delivery and how to address them. This interactive workshop is taught by Josip Juras MD, PhD, an […]
The Croatian Mountain Rescue Service is a volunteer, non-profit public organisation. It specialises in helping people who got lost or hurt on mountainous terrain, in caves and other unapproachable places, where rescuing requires the application of special skills and equipment. The Croatian Mountain Rescue Service will show us what they do, how they are organized […]
For all of you who want to learn about emergency medicine while having your toes dipped in the Adriatic sea, we have a very fun and educational lifeguard procedures workshop. Zadar’s lifeguards teach us what to do if there’s no lifeguard at the beach and we see a person drowning. Participants go through (and then […]