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College of Intensive Care Medicine

of Australia and New Zealand

CICM e-news

17 June 2016

Supervisor of Training Workshops
The College’s supervisors of training are a vital part of the training program. To develop and enhance the skills of our supervisors, the College is running four "Supervisor of Training Workshops” in 2016.

The program will include sessions on feedback, remediation of the poorly performing trainee and time for discussion and questions from supervisors.

Please click here to review a program outline.

The workshops will be facilitated by Dr Bronwyn Avard (Director – Canberra Hospital) and A/Prof Bruce Lister (Director of Professional Affairs - Education, CICM).

The dates and locations are as follows,
     • Thursday July 28 in Sydney
     • Thursday October 27 in Adelaide
     • New Zealand (dates to be confirmed)

If you are a supervisor (from Australia and New Zealand) who lives outside of one of the above regions, the College will provide a return economy airfare and a nights’ accommodation if required.

If you would like to register for any of the dates listed above, please click this link and follow the prompts.

Please note that as a supervisor, it is expected you attend one of the workshops as this is an opportunity for you to not only learn new skills/techniques but also to network with supervisors from other regions. Supervisors can also claim CPD points for these workshops.

The final deadline for reserving a place at the Sydney Workshop is Tuesday 19 July 2016.

Flexible Training Options
The College understands that there are times when trainees will need to take extended leave or reduce their clinical hours. Such times include: parental leave, interupted training and time overseas.

The oral component of the First Part exam was held on Thursday 28 and Friday 29 April in Melbourne. 33 candidates were invited to attend, and 30 candidates were successful.
The written component of the Second Part Examination was held in March. Out of 41 candidates that sat the written exam, 27 candidates were invited to sit the oral component which was held in Sydney on Thursday 19 and Friday 20 May. With 14 “carry” candidates, a total of 41 candidates presented for the oral exam, and 18 candidates were successful.

If you are planning to sit any of the exams later in the year, please see below for closing dates:
 •   Second Part closing date is Friday 15 July, 5pm
 •   Second Part Paediatric closing date is Friday 15 July, 5pm
 •   First Part closing date is Friday 29 July, 5pm 

Please contact Frieda Keo, friedak@cicm.org.au, for details on how to apply and/or if you have any queries related to the exams.

Reminder for all Trainees
Have you sent the College your signed, prospective Application for Vocational Training (AVT) for your current position? Please remember, this is required within 30 days of commencing any training position (including unaccredited and interrupted training).

Without a prospective AVT and training fees, your CICM trainee benefits will be restricted. 

For further details please see the AVT Submission Instructions on the submission process. 

If you are not sure if we have received your signed form, please have a look at your Members Portal. 

For further information, please contact training@cicm.org.au.

CICM Formal Projects
Have you had your CICM Formal Project requirement ticked off yet? Please ensure you submit a project which meets the Formal Project Requirements to the College with plenty of time to spare. Reviewing project assessments are thorough and can take up to 8 weeks. If you are looking for inspiration and would like to see what others projects have been approved, visit the ‘Education’ tab of your Members Portal and have a look at ‘Resources’.

For further clarification, please contact training@cicm.org.au

Attention: New Trainees
As a reminder, all Trainees who registered after 1 January 2014 are required to complete a number of online and face-to-face courses prior to entering the Transition year of training.

Please have a look at our website for further information on where to complete these courses and be sure to forward your certificates of completion certificates to assessments@cicm.org.au.

Regional Committee News
The new committees for 2016 – 2018 have been announced, please check out your Regional Committees details here.

Below is a list of upcoming events hosted by the regional committees. 

QRC Trainee Presentation Evening | 13 September 2016
Brisbane, QLD
Save the date - details to follow
NSW Trainee Education Day | 3 August 2016 
Kerry Packer Education Centre | Large Conference Room 4.2
RPA Hospital, Sydney 
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital - Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy for ICU Advanced Trainees
CRRT for ICU Advanced Trainees is a six hour educational event provided by the College of Intensive Care Medicine for its registered advanced trainees.  To register click here 
VIC and TAS Trainee Presentation Evening | 4 Nov 2016
Save the date - details to follow
WA Trainee Presentation Evening | 25 August 2016
6:30pm – 9:30pm University of WA Club, Perth
Hosted CICM WA Regional Committee and Western Australia Intensive Care Network and sponsored by BARD Australia.

To get in touch with your Regional Committee, please contact Kayla Hargood, kaylah@cicm.org.au

ASM Wrap Up
The 12th CICM Annual Scientific Meeting – Minds and Machines has wrapped up.

Ably led by Dr Peter Sharley and Professor Marianne Chapman, the single themed program proved a perfect chance for prominent International and Australian experts to present, exchange information and provide a global perspective on Minds and Machines.
The social functions proved to be a great opportunity for people to network, relax and catch up with colleagues. The Welcome Function wine tasting provided the opportunity to sample some great South Australian Wines, along with some delicious cuisine.
The winner of the Penfold Grange 2010 was Dr Paul Tong from Hong Kong.
The ASM Dinner and Graduation Ceremony was a great success and the College welcomed 37 New Fellows.
Thank you to our sponsors, exhibitors, delegates and all who supported the event.

The AON Stand Batak Results were
Day 1 Score of 74 - Tim Byrne - Victoria.
Day 2 Score of 85-  Michael Farquharson - South Australia.

Raffle winners were
Day 1 - Ravi Chockalingam Pillai- Queensland
Day 2 Mohammad Hamidi - New South Wales.

The Felicity Hawker Prize was awarded to Dr Ken Hoffman
The Best Free Paper was awarded to Dr Virginia Newcombe
The Best Short Paper Presentation was awarded to Mr Matthew Wells.

Don Harrison Medal: Lucy Modra
First Part Medal: Ben Silbert
CICM Medal and Oration: Richard Lee

Photo of 2016 Graduates
Above: 2016 Graduates
2017 CICM ASM – Sydney. May 26 – 28 - Mark your diary! 
Gastroenterology in ICU – FROM BEGINNING TO END.    

CICM Events
Communications Course Perth
26 August 2016 | Perth, WA
This course is designed to provide CICM trainees with the skills required to communicate effectively with patients and families in the ICU setting. The program includes planning and conducting family meetings, verbal skills, breaking bad and catastrophic news and also includes interactive role plays with professional actors. To register please click here.

If you have any queries regarding this course please contact Sarah McArthur, sarahmc@cicm.org.au.
2016 Fellow Education Workshops
The College launched a series of Fellow Education Workshops in 2015 and following the success of these, dates and locations for 2016 have been confirmed below.  These workshops are a chance for Fellows to discuss trainees in their region, participate in calibration activities while providing the opportunity to discuss the training program with other Fellows in the same region. We strongly encourage all Fellows to come along so if you have any questions regarding the workshops, please contact Sarah McArthur on sarahmc@cicm.org.au.
Wellington, NZ 16 Aug Amora Hotel, Wellington
Melbourne, VIC 8 Sept Advanced Paediatric Life
Support Office
Sydney, NSW 1 Dec TBC

Postions Vacant
To advertise a position in future enewsletters, or on our website, please complete this form. Email all forms or queries to our Communications department communications@cicm.org.au

View the full list of Positions Vacant on our website,  http://cicm.org.au/Resources/Positions-Vacant

Director, Paediatric intensive Care - Monash Medical Centre

Consultant Intensivist - Alfred Health

Intensive Care Specialist - Northland District Health Board

Critical Care Fellowship - Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Canada

ICU Registrar or CMO - Sydney's Leading Hospitals- (Sydney Metropolitan)

Hospital Medical Officer - St George Private Hospital

Medical Officers - Mount Isa and Cairns - Royal Flying Doctors

Resident Medical Officers - Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital

Intensive Care Registrars (various postions) - Global Medics 

Courses and Events
To advertise a course or event in future newsletters please complete this this form. Email all forms or queries to our Communications department communications@cicm.org.au

To view all courses and events visit our website, 

Advanced Life Support (ALS2) Provider Course
Multiple Dates
The Alfred Centre, VIC
For more information please visit www.alfredicu.org.au/courses

Training for Supervisors of Interns
Multiple dates and locations in 2016
For more informtion please click here

AuSPEN Advanced Clinical Nutrition Course
16 - 19 June 2016
Sydney, NSW
For more information please click here

Resuscitative ECMO & Cannulation Training
29-30 June 2016
St. Vincent's Hospital Sydney, NSW
For more information please click here

The Teaching Course 
11 - 15 July 2016
Melbourne, VIC
For more information please click here

Mater CICM Primary Short Course
11 - 15 July 2016
Mater Health Services, South Brisbane, QLD
For more information please click here

Airway Course for Critical Care and Emergency (ACE)
16 July 2016
Sunshine Simulation Centre, Sunshine Hospital, VIC
For more information please click here

Paediatric BASIC
21 - 22 July 2016
Westmead, NSW
For more information please click here

VPECC Teaching Stream
6 August 2016
For more information please click here

IPAC- Introduction to Procedures in Acute Care
12 - 13 August 2016
Coffs Harbour Health Campus, NSW
For more information please click here

SonoAus- Advanced Point of Care Ultrasound Workshop
22 - 24 August 2016
Melbourne, Vic
For more information please click here

End of Life Care Symposium
25 August 2016
Westmead Hospital, NSW
For more information please click here

CMS Simulation as a Teaching Tool
23 - 26 August
Mater Education, South Brisbane, QLD
For more information please click here

Melbourne Clinical Exam Course (MCEC)
25 - 26 August 2016
The Royal Melbourne Hospital
For more infomation please click here 

10 September 2016
Blue Mountains, NSW
For more information please click here

Beyond BASIC Basic Assessment & Support in Intensive Care Mechanical Ventilation
20 - 21 September 2016
The Canberra Hospital, ACT
For more information please click here

2016 Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators Conference 
12 - 15 October 2016
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, QLD
For more information please click here

ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care Annual Scientific Meeting
20 - 22 October 2016
Perth, WA
For more information please click here

Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP)
Multiple Dates
For more information please click here

Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST)
Multiple Dates
For more information please click here

Paediatric Advanced Life Support
Mulitple Dates
Australian Paramedical College, Miami QLD
For more information please click here 

Advanced Life Support
Mulitple Dates
Australian Paramedical College, Miami QLD
For more information please click here 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Experienced Providers
Multiple Dates
Australian Paramedical College, Miami QLD
For more information please click here 

South Australian Critical Care Ultrasound Course
Multipe Dates
For more information please click here 

Lightbox Radiology Education - Various Courses
Multiple Dates and Locations
For more information please visit, 

The SA CICM Primary Course
Various Dates
For more information please visit,

ABC for Critical Skills Workshop
Various Date in 2016
For more information please visit,

Cardiac Skills Australia - Focused Cardiac/Echo Workshop
Multiple Dates and Locations
For more information please visit,

ETM Course 
Multiple Dates and Locations
For more information please visit,

Clinical Epidemiology Postgraduate Program
The University of Sydney
Course Flyer
For more information please click here