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The Intensive Care Unit is an 18 bed Tertiary Intensive Care Facility. We have a strong focus on teaching with regular teaching sessions.
We have Registrars rotating from the Emergency, Anaesthesia and Medical sub specialties, for 6-12 month periods. Registrars will generally fall into two levels; Senior Registrar & Basic Trainee Registrar.
Intensive Care currently has 18 Registrars, 8 Specialists and 2 Medical Officers.
Nursing currently has over 120 Registered Nurses, with two full time Nurse Educators employed within the Department of Intensive Care.
First week that new Registrars start with the Department. This consists of two full days dealing with:
This is two full days of training. Each Registrar is issued a certificate upon successful completion at the end of the course. The aim of the BASIC course is to teach participants to rapidly assess seriously ill patients and provide initial treatment and organ support.
For further information, please contact Dr Louise Hitchings.
Weekly Registrar Tutorials:
Introduction video for people thinking of joining Intensive Care:
For CDHB staff members only, from your network login, please go to the ICU Intranet site, Once on the CDHB Network - go to this link - http://intranet/division/ms/cl/ic/default.aspx where you will find a list of web links, textbooks and exam tips for Registrars.
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