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The Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump

Dr Stephen Shepherd, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist at St Bart’s Hospital, and Operations Manager for London’s ACCESS Transfer Service, talks us through transfers with mechanically augmented cardiac support… Intra-aortic balloon pumps …

The Transferrer’s Guide To The Galaxy

Dr Sindujen Sriharan, Diving/Hyperbaric Registrar at the Alfred Hyperbaric Unit/ICU, in Melbourne, Australia talks us through his special interest in aerospace medicine, and what transfers in outer space look like… …

Transferring Equity To Healthcare

North East and Cumbria Transport and Retrieval (NECTAR) is an adult and paediatric critical care transfer service involved in providing transfer to hospital for patients with learning disabilities. In this …

End Of Week Summary

The Interactive Global Map We learn greatly from each other’s knowledge and experience from global environments and to help us build a picture of transfer services around the world we’re …

Welcome To The Course!

Throughout the next four weeks we will explore a wide range of topics within transfer medicine and hear from transfer specialists about their experiences in different modalities across different environments. …

Transfer Yourself Beyond The MOOC…

We’re thrilled you’ve completed this course in transfer medicine, and if you’re looking for the next step on the path take a look below. Dr Patrick A. Ward (Consultant Anaesthetist, …

It Doesn’t Have To Be Traumatic

In this step, Dr Mattia Baldini, Anaesthetic Registrar, London School of Anaesthesia, discusses the management of the major trauma patient in the context of critical care transfers. The Basics Traumatic …

Welcome To Week 2!

Welcome to Week 2, where we will learn the fundamental principles of transferring critical care patients. By the end of Week 2 you should be able to: Summarise the physiology …

Welcome To Week 3!

In Week 3 you’ll learn to assess the important features of equipment and discover the challenges and solutions for transfer by air. By the end of this week you will …

The Course Structure

The course will be split across 4 weeks with a different focus each week. Week 1 Week 1: Introduction To Transfer Medicine In the first week of the course you …

End Of Week Summary

The Interactive Global Map In each week we’ll be asking you to reflect upon the week’s learning and add your own service information to the map. This week, we’re looking …

Thank You!

Thank you and congratulations for making it to the end of the MOOC! We very much hope you’ve enjoyed the course as much as we’ve enjoyed making it, and look …

End Of Week Summary

The Interactive Global Map In each week we’ll be asking you to reflect upon the week’s learning and add your own service information to the map. This week, we’re painting …

End Of Week Summary

The Interactive Global Map In each week we’ve been asking you to reflect upon the week’s learning and add your own service information to the map. This week, we’re looking …

Regulations, Standards & Documentation

In this article, Dr Elizabeth Hardman of The Royal Flying Doctors Service in Australia discusses how risks of transfer can be reduced through regulations, standards and documentation. Minimising risks through …