Cardiothoracic






Cardiac anaesthesia

  1. Induction and maintenance of anaesthesia for high risk cardiac procedures, including valve replacement
  2. Principles of Cardiopulmonary bypass
  3. Cardioplegia
  4. Problems of cardiopulmonary bypass
  5. Pharmacological problems in cardiopulmonary bypass.
  6. Postoperative cardiac critical care, including analgesia, sedation and ventilatory management
  7. Significance of cardiac tamponade
  8. Anaesthesia for procedures in intensive care including emergency:
    1. Resternotomy
    2. Re-intubation,
    3. Tracheostomy
    4. Cardioversion
  9. Cardiac pacing modes
  10. Intra-aortic balloon counter pulsation

Thoracic anaesthesia

  1. Induction and maintenance of anaesthesia for major thoracic procedures
  2. Induction and maintenance of anaesthesia for minor thoracic procedures, in particular, bronchoscopy and the use of the Sanders injector
  3. Local and general anaesthesia for bronchoscopy including techniques of ventilation
  4. Use of single and double lumen endobronchial intubation
  5. Fibreoptic endoscopic confirmation of tube placement
  6. Principles of one-lung anaesthesia
  7. Postoperative care and analgesia after thoracic surgery

Generic

  1. Postoperative analgesia by appropriate methods including local techniques
  2. To be able to summarise a case to critical care staff

 

CEACCP 2006: JUNE
Heinrich Cornelissen and Joseph E Arrowsmith
Preoperative assessment for cardiac surgery

CEACCP 2005: DECEMBER
Y Looney and P Quinton
Mitral Valve Surgery

CEACCP 2006: OCTOBER
David Machin and Chris Allsager
Principles of cardiopulmonary bypass

CEACCP 2006: APRIL
David A Hett
Anaesthesia for off-pump coronary artery surgery

CEACCP 2003: AUGUST
S Singh and P Hutton
Cerebral effects of cardiopulmonary bypass in adults

CEACCP 2006: JUNE
Gerard Gould and Adrian Pearce
Assessment of suitability for lung resection

CEACCP 2002: JUNE
Jo Eastwood and Ravi Mahajan
One-lung anaesthesia

CEACCP 2005: APRIL
Richard Hughes and Fang Gao
Pain control for thoracotomy