Fundamental of Critical Care Support (FCCS)-Tropical Diseases
This course educates learners about the transmission, symptoms, management, and prevention of tropical disease.
FCCS: Tropical Diseases imparts participants knowledge and skill to learn how to describe the mechanisms of transmission of bacterial, spiral, viral, and vector-borne tropical diseases; identify key clinical signs and symptoms for early recognition and diagnosis of life-threatening infections; recognize and respond to significant changes in the unstable patient; and recommend appropriate management and prevention options.
- Prioritise assessment needs for the critically ill patient.
- Describe the mechanisms of transmission of bacterial, spiral, viral, and vector-borne tropical diseases.
- Review the clinical risk factors and prognostic factors associated with specific tropical diseases.
- Identify key clinical signs and symptoms for early recognition and diagnosis of life-threatening infections.
- Recognise and respond to significant changes in the unstable patient.
- Recommend appropriate management and prevention options
- Didactic lectures
- Case-based skill stations
- Pre and Post tests
- Companion textbook
- Certificate of successful course completion
- Chikungunya Virus Disease
- Dengue Fever
- Ebola Virus Disease
- Hemorrhagic Fevers: Marburg and Lassa Viruses
- Severe Malaria
- Typhoid Fever
- Viral Encephalitis
- Yellow Fever
- Zika Virus Infection
- Mechanical Ventilation I
- Mechanical Ventilation II
- Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
- Entry level residents
- Medical officers
- Trainees in critical care & emergency medicine
- A non intensivist taking care of critical care patients
- Attending all didactic sessions
- Successful completion of all skill stations
- Achieve a score of 70% or higher in the post-test examination