Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP) is organized by Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and will be held during Nov 23 - 25, 2018 at Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Course Description :
The CCrISP course assists doctors in developing simple, useful skills for managing critically ill patients, and promotes the coordination of multidisciplinary care where appropriate. The course is as much about putting clinical knowledge, acumen, and procedural skills to use as it about communication, responsibility and leadership. The CCrISP course encourages trainees to adopt a system of assessment to avoid errors and omissions, and uses relevant clinical scenarios to reinforce the objectives. Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP) is a product of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was designed by Mr. Iain Anderson, Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Manchester University.

Conference Objectives are :
• Accept responsibility for patient management
• Adopt a systematic approach to patient assessment
• Appreciate that complications tend to cascade rapidly
• Anticipate and prevent complications with simple, timely actions
• Apply effective communication skills to facilitate patient care
• Ask for appropriate assistance in a timely manner

The course features :
• Simulated patient assessment
• Clinical decision making
• Legal, ethical and communication issues
• Analysis of data in critical care
• Systems and protocol based learning