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Cardiac Anaesthesia Simulation Training (CAST)

Course Information

This course is run for trainee Anaesthetists during their Cardio-thoracic Anaesthesia training. 

Developed with Dr Shalini Kurian, a Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, the course simulates the challenging process of managing the intricacies of putting a patient on and off cardiopulmonary bypass.  We are also indebted for the help of a multidisciplinary faculty of Perfusionists, Cardiothoracic Surgeons and ODP's. 

Attendance at the course is linked with the Cardiac Anaesthesia training programme and places are allocated through the Cardiac Anaesthesia Department, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.  Attendees from across the region are very welcome.

For more information please contact Shalini Kurian directly on Shalini.Kurian@sth.nhs.uk 

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