BASIC ICU Course (Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care)


Don Harrison Patient Safety and Simulation Centre 
Level 5 De Lacy Building 
St Vincent's Hospital 
390 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst 

Date details:

16th and 17th March 2023

Online registration and payment link:

Course overview:

BASIC (Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care) is an internationally recognised course which teaches participants to assess critically ill patients and to provide initial treatment and organ support in the critical care environment.


Dr Mark Nicholls
Dr Sam Rudham
Dr Hergen Buscher

Key topics:

  • Assessment of the critically ill patient
  • Mechanical ventilation: modes, troubleshooting
  • Airway management
  • Severe trauma
  • Interpretation of arterial blood gases

Who should attend:

Doctors with minimal ICU experience and senior nurses.

Course enquiries:

Dr Victoria Ying, ICU Education Fellow

Course Pre-requisites:

Participants are expected to have read the course manual and completed the online MCQ test prior to attending the course 


Internal applicants (SVHS staff and Prevocational Network 10 JMOs): $250 ex GST
External applicants: $500 ex GST


St Vincent's parking information can be found here
Information on public transport can be found here.

Cancellation policy:

Registration Fees will be refunded in full if notified in writing prior to 3,d February 2023. No refund will apply on or after 3,d February 2023, 
however substitute candidates will be accepted upon notification.


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