Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS)

 

  • For Doctors

    • Overview

      Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) is a practical course designed to help healthcare professionals improve patient care during the first critical hours of patients’ neurological emergencies through a multi-disciplinary approach. ENLS covers forteen key topics such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, ischemic and haemorrhagic stroke and intracranial hypertension and herniation. Each topic is presented with a multidisciplinary focus and organized using a consistent set of protocols, practical checklists, decision points, and communication tools.

      The program is developed by Neurocritical Care Society, an independent non-profit organization, and will be delivered by an expert group of Neurointensivists from Singapore and overseas. It is organised and hosted by Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore in collaboration with The Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto.

      Participants will receive access before the course to an on-line library of ENLS materials with slides and podcasts to supplement their learning and aid in consolidation of knowledge. All participants will also receive access to the online certification examination should they wish to become certified in ENLS by the Neurocritical Care Society following the course (optional).

    • Objectives

      • To improve the care of patients with neurological emergencies
      • To provide protocols and flowcharts listing important steps in the management of a patient with a potential neurological emergency
      • To standardize emergency neurological care
       
    • Course details

      ENLS consists of 14 protocols.Each protocol was designed and written by neurointensivists and emergency medicine physicians. These protocols are designed to provide the same advice an expert in neurocritical care would provide if you called the physician for a consult and asked, "What should I do in the first hour to best help this patient and hand them off to you?" The 14 ENLS protocols are:

      • Acute Non-Traumatic Weakness
      • Acute Ischemic Stroke
      • Airway, Ventilation and Sedation
      • Approach to the Comatose Patient
      • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
      • Intracranial Hypertension and Herniation
      • Meningitis and Encephalitis
      • Pharmacotherapy
      • Resuscitation Following Cardiac Arrest
      • Spinal Cord Compression
      • Status Epilepticus
      • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
       
    • Faculty

      Dr Jensen NG Jiansheng
      Consultant
      Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
      Tan Tock Seng Hospital

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

      Dr WONG Yu-Lin,
      Director, Neuro Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
      Senior Consultant
      Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
      Tan Tock Seng Hospital

      Dr CHONG Chin Ted
      Senior Consultant
      Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
      Tan Tock Seng Hospital

      Dr Jasmine YANG Yunrui
      Consultant
      Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
      Tan Tock Seng Hospital

      Dr June GOH Pheck Suan
      Senior Consultant
      Anaesthesia
      Singapore General Hospital

      Dr LIM Tian Jin
      Senior Consultant
      Anaesthesia
      National University Hospital

      Dr TU Tian Ming
      Consultant
      Department of Neurology
      National Neuroscience Institute

      Dr Victoria McCREDIE
      Attending Physician
      Medical-Surgical/Neuroscience ICU
      Toronto Western Hospital, Canada
      Clinical Associate, Department of Medicine
      Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine (IDCCM),
      University of Toronto, Canada

      Dr Alberto GOFFI
      Attending Physician
      Medical-Surgical/Neuroscience ICU
      Toronto Western Hospital, Canada
      Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
      Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine (IDCCM),
      University of Toronto, Canada

      Dr Gene Yong SUNG
      Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
      Director of Neuro Critical Care
      LAC+USC Medical Center Inpatient Chief,
      California, USA

      Local Course Convenor

      Dr Jensen NG Jiansheng
      Consultant,
      Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
      Tan Tock Seng Hospital

    • Target Audience

      This course is ideal for health care providers from Emergency Medicine, Medical and Neurological Intensive Care Units and Anaesthesiology who are involved in the care of the acutely ill and critically ill patient, and who wish to become more comfortable and competent in the management of neurological emergencies.

    • Course Outline

      Day 1: Lectures at Level 6 CHI, TTSH
      Day 1 from 10am: Case Discussion at CHI and Simulation Scenarios at Simulation lab (SIMTAC)
      Day 2: Lectures and Hands-on session at Level 6 CHI, TTSH
    • Fees, Date & Venue

      Course Fees

      $ 500 for non-specialists (prevailing GST if applicable)
      $ 700 for specialists (prevailing GST if applicable)

      Course Date

      23-24 April 2019 (Tue & Wed)

      Course Venue

      Level 6 Centre of Healthcare Innovation (CHI) and Level 4 SIMTAC, Level 4 EDTC block TTSH

      Registration and Enquiries

      For course details, kindly contact Jensen_Ng@ttsh.com.sg. For registration and payment enquiry, please email to Kelly_Cao@ttsh.com.sg.

    • Registration and Enquiries

      For course details, kindly contact Jensen_Ng@ttsh.com.sg. For registration and payment enquiry, please email to Kelly_Cao@ttsh.com.sg.

      If the form below is not loaded, you can also fill it in at here.
       
    • How to make payment

      1. Cheque  Payable to "Tan Tock Seng Hospital Pte Ltd" with your name and contact number on the reverse side.
      Mail to: Kelly Cao / Nora Amin
      Level 4, Annex 1, South Wing
      Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
      11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
      2. Cash  Attn to: Kelly Cao / Nora Amin
      Level 4, Annex 1, South Wing
      Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
      Tan Tock Seng Hospital
    • Course Policy

      Any cancellation must be notified to organizer in writing. 10% administrative levy will apply to any course fee 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.

      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.

     
  • For Nurses

    • Synopsis

      Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) is a practical course designed to help healthcare professionals improve patient care during the first critical hours of patients’ neurological emergencies through a multi-disciplinary approach.

      ENLS covers fourteen key topics such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, ischemic and haemorrhagic stroke, intracranial hypertension and herniation. Each topic is presented with a multidisciplinary focus and organized using a consistent set of protocols, practical checklists, decision points, and communication tools.

      The program is developed by Neurocritical Care Society, an independent non-profit organization, and will be delivered by an expert group of Neurointensivists from Singapore. It is organised and hosted by Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore.

      Participants will receive access before the course to an on-line library of ENLS materials with slides and podcasts to supplement their learning and aid in consolidation of knowledge. All participants will also receive access to the online certification examination should they wish to become certified in ENLS by the Neurocritical Care Society following the course (optional).

    • Objectives

      • To improve the care of patients with neurological emergencies
      • To provide protocols and flowcharts listing important steps in the management of a patient with a potential neurological emergency
      • To standardize emergency neurological care
       
    • Faculty

      Dr Jensen NG Jiansheng,
      Consultant, AICPM
       

      Dr WONG Yu-Lin,
      Senior Consultant, AICPM
       

      Ms Gu Chunguang,
      Advanced Practice Nurse,
      Neuro Intensive Care Unit (Neurosurgical),
      TTSH

      Ms Liu Qingna,
      Nurse Clinician,
      Neuro Intensive Care Unit,
      TTSH

    • Course Fees

      SGD 225 for local participants + prevailing Goods and Service Tax (GST) where applicable
      SGD 265 for overseas participants + prevailing Goods and Service Tax (GST) where applicable

    • Course Dates

      1st Run: 20th May 2019 (Monday) 8am-5:30pm
      2nd Run: 7th October 2019 (Monday) 8am-5:30pm

    • Course Venue

      Level 6 CHI and Level 4 SIMTAC, Level 4 EDTC Block TTSH

    • REGISTRATION AND ENQUIRIES

      For course details, kindly contact Jensen_Ng@ttsh.com.sg.  For registration and payment enquiry, please email to Kelly_Cao@ttsh.com.sg.

      1. Cheque 

      Payable to "Tan Tock Seng Hospital Pte Ltd" with your name and contact number on the reverse side.

      Mail to: Kelly Cao
      Level 4, Annex 1, South Wing
      Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
      11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433

      2. Cash 

      Attn to: Kelly Cao 
      Level 4, Annex 1, South Wing 
      Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
      Tan Tock Seng Hospital



      If the form below is not loaded, you can also fill it in at here.
       
    • Course Policy

      Any cancellation must be notified to organizer in writing. 10% administrative levy will apply to any course fee 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.

      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.