Important information about the Brussels Master Classes

Due to the exceptional situation we are facing because of the Covid-19 outbreak and the travel restrictions in place, the following decisions have been taken concerning the following ESICM Master Classes:

  • Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) Master Class, Brussels, rescheduled for 29-30 October, 2020, in virtual format
  • Mechanical Ventilation Master Class, Brussels, rescheduled for 25-26 September & 2 October, 2020, in virtual format
  • Advanced Bedside Monitoring in ARF Master Class, Brussels, 15-17 September, 2020: postponed for 2021
  • The Art of Trauma Care Master Class, Brussels, 17-18 November, 2020: virtual format
  • Core Critical Care Ultrasound Master Class, Brussels, 10-11 December 2020: postponed

ESICM Master Classes / Advanced Training Courses in Intensive Care

In addition to the educational programme at the LIVES annual congress, ESICM offers one, two and three day advanced training courses or “Master Classes” linked to competencies defined in CoBaTrICE. Designed for doctors training in intensive care, and as a refresher for the intensive care specialist, these master classes are interactive and include a combination of short lectures, small group tutorials, and practical workshops. The following programmes have been developed:

Brussels – Master Classes

EDIC II Preparation Course

Dates: to be confirmed

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EDIC I Refresher Course

Dates: Aug 27-Oct 1, 2020

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Advanced Course

Dates: to be virtually delivered

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Mechanical Ventilation

Dates: Sept 25-26 & Oct 2, 2020
Fully booked

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RRT in ICU – State of the Art

Dates: October 29-30, 2020
Fully booked

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The Art of Trauma Care

Dates: November 17-18, 2020
e-Master Class

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Perioperative Intensive Care

Dates: April 27-28, 2020

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Haemodynamic Monitoring

Dates: February 15-17, 2021
Location: Brussels, Belgium

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Core Critical Care Ultrasound

Dates: Postponed
More information soon

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Advanced Bedside Monitoring in ARF

Dates: Postponed for 2021
Location: Brussels, Belgium

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End-of-Life Care



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Sepsis and Severe Infections


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Life-Threatening Emergencies in ICU


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Managing Pneumonia in ICU


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Online Exam Preparation Courses
Blended Learning Pathways

All ESICM congress resources at your fingertips – online, anytime, anywhere

European Diploma in ICM (EDIC)
European Diploma in advanced critical care EchoCardiography (EDEC)

Fellowship Programmes