Induction






  1. Minimum monitoring requirements
  2. Indications for extra monitoring
  3. Choice of IV access
  4. Internal jugular and subclavian venous cannulation
  5. Arterial cannulation
  6. Intravenous and inhalational induction of anaesthesia; advantages and disadvantages of each technique
  7. Induction of anaesthesia in special circumstances, (head injury, full stomach, upper airway obstruction, shock)
  8. Management of neuromuscular blockade: techniques for the use and reversal of muscle relaxants
  9. Choice of airway
  10. Assessment of fluid balance and indications for urethral catheterisation
  11. Common surgical infections: antibiotic choice and prophylaxis
  12. Antibiotic prophylaxis against subacute bacterial endocarditis

CEACCP 2005: DECEMBER
A Hatfield and A Bodenham
Ultrasound for central venous access

CEACCP 2005: APRIL
Stephen Fletcher
Catheter-related bloodstream infection

CEACCP 2006: FEBRUARY
Conor D McGrath and Jennifer M Hunter
Monitoring of neuromuscular block