Best Practice for Acute NIV – Learn from the Experts

Best Practice for Acute NIV – Learn from the Experts

Approved by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine for 6 CPD credits

Nature of Course: Open to attendees within south London

Course Director: Dr David Rouse – Registrar in Emergency Medicine and Simulation/Education

Expert Faculty: Dr Nicholas Hart – Consutlant Respiratory Physician & Ms Lynn McDonnell – Lead Respiratory Physiotherapist



One day multidisciplinary course.

Using the latest in simulation technology and based upon the latest guidelines and evidence you will learn from the experts in the field of NIV. You will learn how to initiate, manage, trouble shoot, and escalate NIV in the emergency and acute environment.

Learn from lectures, hands on workshops and high fidelity simulation.

Learning Objectives:

To provide a safe framework for the use of Non-invasive Ventilation:

1.      To understand the scientific principals of respiratory failure.
2.      To understand the principals and function of NIV.
3.      To recognise both the indications and contraindications for NIV.
4.      To be safely able to prescribe, set up, and trouble shoot NIV
5.      To recognise the limitations of NIV.
6.      To learn basic principals of Human Factors in healthcare.


•      Band 6+ Physiotherapists
•      Band 6+ Nurses
•      ST1 Doctors to Consultants
•      High Dependency or Emergency Staff with Respiratory Patients


No Dates currently available


• Free to eligible attendees


Please contact the Simulation Team for more information and to book your place.

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