EAST is a one-day programme suitable for anaesthetic trainees and speciality doctors, emergency medicine doctors, and operating department practitioners. Also suitable for consultants wishing to refresh their skills and knowledge.
The programme encompasses all areas of airway management with an emphasis on small group workshops and interactive lectures. The number of places is limited to 16 to allow plenty of time for practical skills.
We have support from several companies providing a range of fibreoptic scopes, videolaryngoscopes and other airway equipment for use during the course.
The EAST course is facilitated by consultant anaesthetists from Mid Essex Hospital Services, NHS Trust and Southend University Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust.
The EAST course assumes basic airway skills and so anaesthetists should have a minimum of 3 months anaesthetic experience before attending the course please.
''Topics covered were excellent. Better that RCOA airway day as much more hands on.''
''Excellent course. Good to become familiar with difficult airway devices and fibrescopes and to talk through scenarios.''
"'I think for a single day you've got just the right balance - I think the extubation session was very good as this is when I've seen most problems.''
''I really enjoyed the course - the faculty was brilliant - thanks a lot!''
''Excellent technology - brilliant scenarios complete with monitors.''
EAST is approved by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for five CPD credits
HEEoE Anaesthetic/ICM ST3/4 trainees, Doctors, Nurses and ODPs
21 March 2018
19 September 2018
The Faculty of Medical Science, opened in 2014. Based on our riverside campus in Chelmsford and Young Street campus in Cambridge, we deliver innovative and clinically relevant teaching and research across three departments:
Thanks to our close relationships with the major clinical-care providers in the east of England, there are significant opportunities for collaboration and student placements across a variety of clinical sites.
We offer exciting opportunities for research and education in the allied health professions. We also translate science and epidemiology into health education and primary care, and deliver taught Master’s programmes to qualified medics. We have a flourishing community of PhD and MD(Res) students across all of our research fields.
Our advanced learning facilities include state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratories and simulation suites, which mirror real-life clinical situations. We also have a fantastic, modern library and a wide range of science labs and ICT suites.
HEEOE Anaesthetic/ICM/Emergency medicine trainees are fully funded to attend EAST. A limited number of places are available.
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All other doctors: £120. To book please visit the Anglia Ruskin Online Store
Nurses/ODPs: £50. Funded places may be available via your trust. Please contact email@example.com for more details.
If funded places are not available, register and pay in the Anglia Ruskin online store. Payment by credit card accepted. Confirmation will be sent to you on receipt of your application to attend.
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