News

Education including COVID-19

Sunday, 21 February, 2021

The Joint Faculty’s teaching module which gives an expert overview and a detailed, practical guide to specific elements of COVID 19 patient management e.g.  CPAP, Proning, Intubation, Suction, Surgery, CPR etc  continues and was updated in January

Exams Update 2021

Sunday, 21 February, 2021

The written FJFCIMI exam will take place 15th April 2021.  Dr Westbrook reported that the pre-exam course for 2021 will take place on March 10, 11 and 12th.  As a result of current pandemic restrictions,

Intensive Care Specialist Register

Sunday, 21 February, 2021

The work on assessing applications referred to us by the Medical Council in ‘populating‘ the specialist register continues and at this stage approximately 40 consultants and senior fellows have been recommended for admission to the specialist

Dr Ross Freebairn of Hawke’s bay, New Zealand is an international leader in ICM education and is a past president of the CICM (ANZ). He has visited Ireland on many occasions, spoken at meetings, conducted

What is the JFICMI?

Tuesday, 23 February, 2021

Watch this recently recorded interview with our Dean, John Bates, Consultant in Intensive Care and Anaesthesia in Galway University Hospital.

Critical Care Capacity expansion and COVID 19

Tuesday, 23 February, 2021

The critical care representative organisations (ICSI/JFICMI/CCP/CAI/AAGBI and IACCN) have been  highlighting with Government the dearth of critical care bed capacity in Ireland – 6/100,000 population versus the European average of 11.5/100,000  plus the corresponding shortage

Training with the JFICMI

Thursday, 4 March, 2021

Below is a short video with the director of training, Brian Marsh, providing an overview of the current structure, governance and funding of ICM training in Ireland For more information visit the training page The

Upcoming PoCUS events

Thursday, 11 March, 2021

From Dr Nix, Chair of the POCUS committee of the JFICMI. CAI Perioperative PoCUS Zoom Workshop Friday May 21st at the CAI Annual Congress From Galway with Dr Peter Moran Lectures will cover how to