Cambridge University Hospitals

Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP) 18 & 19 October 2018 Course Full


Thursday, 18th October – Friday, 19th October 2018


CCrISP is an interactive course that explores the skills and knowledge needed to look after surgical patients including those who are deteriorating or at risk of doing so.

Expert faculty will help you develop practical, theoretical and personal skills so that you can assess and manage critical situations in a systematic way.

CCrISP is relevant to all specialties, however in-course examples are predominantly taken from general surgical patients.

This course is suitable for: CT1-2 and SAS grades.

Senior trainees are also welcome to attend a CCrISP course if they have not done so before.

Please note that FY trainees are not eligible to attend this course.

Course Content

You will participate in a variety of practical training sessions during the CCrISP course, including:

  • Learning a system of assessment for the critically ill
  • Understanding the subtlety and variety of critical illness presentation, alongside ways to improve its detection
  • Understanding the importance of avoiding complications if possible
  • Recognising the surgeon’s role in delivering multidisciplinary care to surgical patients
  • Interacting with nursing staff, other surgeons, intensivists and anaesthetists
  • Delivering the information and support that patients and their relatives require during surgical care

Please be advised that your course fee is refundable for up to 14 days following your application. Thereafter course fees are non-refundable.


Course Administrator

Angela Gray
01223 596189

Course Location

The course takes place at...

Deakin Centre Addenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge
01223 596189