Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care (BASIC) Course

Course Description

Originally developed by Dr Charles Gomersall and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), this international course conducted by intensivists, anesthetists and respiratory specialists has been used by ICUs in Australia, Malaysia, Europe, UK and India to equip doctors starting out in ICU or doctors who care for the critically ill with relevant skills and knowledge. It is endorsed and promoted in Europe by the training committee of the European Society of the Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM).

For more information, please click here to view BASIC course in CUHK website.

Core Course Faculty

Dr TAN Chee Keat
Head of Department (Intensive Care Medicine) & Senior Consultant 
Department of Intensive Care Medicine
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Dr LEE Eng Kiang
Senior Consultant 
Department of Intensive Care Medicine
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Dr LAI Poi Leng
Consultant & Course Convenor
Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Dr Jonathan TAN Jit Ern
Senior Consultant & Director, Surgical Intensive Care Medicine (SICU) & Course Convenor
Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Dr Shirley GOH
Consultant & Chief, Course Convenor
Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Course Instructors (21st Run --- 13th & 14th January 2017)

Dr Mandy LIM Pei Pei, Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, TTSH
Dr KWAN Kim Meng, Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, TTSH
Dr CHAN Yeow, Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, TTSH
Dr Susan LOO Swee San, Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, TTSH
Dr FONG Wee Kim, Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, TTSH
Dr ZHANG Jinbin, Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, TTSH
Dr Jasmine YANG Yunri, Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, TTSH
Dr Vera LIM , Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, TTSH
Dr FOO Chek Wun, Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, TTSH
Dr CHAI Gin Tsen, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, TTSH
Dr PUAH Ser Hon, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, TTSH
Dr Amit KANSAL, Department of Intensive Care Medicine, NTFGH
Dr Shahla Siddiqui, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, KTPH
Dr Kumerash VENKATESAN, Department of Anaesthesia, KTPH

Target Audiences

ICU preparatory course for junior doctors and ICU nurses. Participants are expected to have read the textbook and have completed an on-line MCQ test prior to attending the course. Participant number limited.

Course Outline & Flyer

Please click here to access course outline and course flyer

Course Fees (Inclusive of Goods and Services Tax)

  • NHG, NTFGH, KTPH, NNI & NUH Doctors: S$380
  • Nurses: S$380
  • Others: S$450

Course Dates

  • Yr 2011: 2 & 3 Dec. 
  • Yr 2012: 4 & 5 Feb; 19 & 20 May; 11 & 12 Aug; 17 & 18 Nov 
  • Yr 2013: 12 & 13 Jan; 20 & 21 Apr; 3 & 4 Aug; 16 & 17 Nov 
  • Yr 2014: 25 & 26 Jan; 10 & 11 May; 30 & 31 Aug;1 & 2 Nov 
  • Yr 2015: 31 Jan & 1 Feb; 16 & 17 May; 4 & 5 July; 31 Oct & 1 Nov   
  • Yr 2016: 22 & 23 Jan, 13 & 14 May;16 & 17 Sep  
  • Yr 2017: 13 & 14 Jan, 13 &14 July, 26 & 27 Oct (Thu & Fri) (Supported by GE Healthcare Pte Ltd, Baxter Healthcare (Asia) Pte Ltd, Medtronic)  

Course Venue

Seminar Room, Level 3, TTSH. 

Registration and Enquiries

Please click here to register for Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care (BASIC) Course.

For enquiries, please email course coordinator Ms Li Li (Li_LI@ttsh.com.sg).

How to make payment

1. Cheque 
    Please make it payable to "Tan Tock Seng Hospital Pte Ltd" and mail to:

    Ms Li Li /BASIC Course Coordinator

    Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
    11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
 
2. Visa /
Master Card
 
 
3. Cash 
    Attn To: Ms Li Li / BASIC Course Coordinator
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
    Level 4, Annex 1, South Wing,
 

Course Policy

Registration is only confirmed by payment and availability of the seat. A textbook will be sent to you soon after the confirmation.

Participants are expected to have read the book and completed on-line MCQ test prior to attending the course. Successful completion of the course is dependent on completion of the pre-course MCQ, attendance at all lectures and workstations, passing the post-course MCQ and completion of course evaluation forms.

Any cancellation must be notified to organizer in writing. 10% administrative levy will apply to any course refunds. A 50% partial refund will be issued if the enrolment is cancelled between 3 and 6 weeks prior to the scheduled course date. No refund will be given if a course enrolment is cancelled within 3 weeks of the scheduled course date or the cancellation is received after the BASIC course book has been sent out to participants. 

Course is subject to a minimum participation before course commencement. The organizer reserves the right to cancel the course and fully refund the participants should unforeseen circumstances necessitate.

Pre- and Post- Course MCQ

Please click here to do your pre- or post- course MCQ test.