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This intensive 2-day Acute Medicine course provides a best practice updates. It gives you the entire 12 CPD points you require. 

No courses are scheduled for Acute Medicine at the moment.

The updated Acute Medicine timetable is available four weeks prior to course start.

It’s the middle of the night. Things are not going well. Your patient is sick and the numbers are getting worse.

What do you do?  What does the ECG show? What’s on the X-ray? What do the bloods mean? Fluid restrict or rehydrate?  Should you give steroids? Transfer to ITU or transfer out?

It isn't always easy.

Acute Medicine is an intensive 2-day course focused on aspects of emergency medicine that make a difference.

The speakers are experts in their fields and are all active in acute and emergency medicine. They are there to give you direct practical advice, to share their tricks of the trade, and to shine a light on what will be new.

Who should attend - Acute Medicine is relevant to all individuals involved in acute medicine. It will be designed to give you the confidence to run or be a team member in an Acute Medical Take.

Topics covered

  • Heart failure
  • Life threatening arrhythmias
  • Referring for PCI
  • Pulmonary embolus
  • Respiratory failure
  • Renal failure
  • ECG / CXR
  • DKA / HONK
  • The acute liver


  • GI bleeding
  • Epilepsy
  • Septic shock
  • Pneumonia
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Tropical infections
  • Electrolytes and Acidosis
  • Acute hypertension
  • Meningitis, encephalitis, abscess

“Excellent overview techniques, great speakers.”

“Very relevant, clear and concise.”

“Enthusiastic, very useful update.”

“Fantastic, informative and engaging lectures.”

“Excellent speakers, just what needed.”

“Wide range of topics and friendly presenters.”

“Brilliant, really useful, very focused talks.”

“Really enjoyable sessions - memorable info.”

“Great, interactive, practical thanks.”

“[Best aspect was the] Expertise of lecturers and their ability to offload the practical aspects of their experience." more

12 CPD points
The course has been granted 12 CPD points by the Royal College of Physicians.  The event codes are:

Our lecturers are all Senior SpRs or Consultants who have run busy medical takes themselves, and who are still closely involved with the delivery of acute medicine.

The organisers of the courses are:
Professor Jaspal S Kooner
(Ealing and Hammersmith)
Professor Karim Meeran
(Charing Cross and Hammersmith)
Professor John Chambers
(St Mary's)

Course cancellation
If you cancel we will refund you within 4 weeks less £20 to cover admin costs. However, if you cancel within 72 hours of the course, and we cannot fill your place, we reserve the right to charge a 100% fee.

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