Acute Medical Emergencies

M&K Update Ltd
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

A very comprehensive two days, delivered using a variety of teaching styles, by professionals who manage medical emergencies on a day-to-day basis. A number of the more common presenting conditions are covered providing a structured approach to the pathophysiology, initial assessment and management of the acutely ill medical patient. A must for nurses and junior doctors who are likely to encounter this category of patient.

Systematic approach in the medically ill patient

ABC focussed approach to medical emergencies

Cardiac emergencies

  • Cardiac failure
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Unstable angina

Acute upper Gastro-intestinal haemorrhage

Risk assessment and management of massive gastro-intestinal bleeding

Poisoning by

  • paracetamol
  • opiate
  • benzodiazepine
  • TCAD's


  • DKA
  • HONK

Emergency treatment of Anaphylaxis

Respiratory emergencies -

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • pneumonia
  • pneumothorax

Acute renal failure

  • hyperkalaemia
  • pulmonary oedema
  • sepsis


  • DVT
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Neurological stroke; meningism; fits
  • Develop an understanding of a systematic approach to the medically ill patient
  • Enhanced understanding of common medical conditions their presentation, assessment and management

Dates available on arrangement

M&K Update Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

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