Transition Course in Acute Respiratory Failure & Mechanical Ventilation (June, 2024)


If you opt for Non-member Junior Physician (≤ 37 y of age) or N&AHP fee, you are requested to email proof of your status to


Level 2. Transition course (application) in Acute Respiratory Failure & Mechanical Ventilation is a 2-day e-course building progressively on Level 1, where you may further deepen your knowledge on respiratory physiology of gas exchange, advanced respiratory mechanics, mechanical ventilation, prone positioning, initiating Mechanical ventilation in ARDS/COPA/Asthma/Obesity, PEEP and Recrutability, and recruitment manoeuvres. You can complement it with Level 3. The Advanced Master Course (integration and simulation).

Our educational strategy supports the green transition and promotes the development of inclusive and accessible European digital education and training in Intensive Care, where digital technologies are becoming powerful catalysts for the ecological transition. Join us!

Registration fees

  • ESICM Ordinary Members EUR 290
  • ESICM Members in training EUR 210
  • ESICM N&AHP Members EUR 210
  • Non-members in training EUR 280
  • Non-member N&AHPs EUR 280 
  • Non-member physicians EUR 450

*To benefit from the ESICM Members rate, please make sure that your membership for 2024 is paid before registering for the course. The non-member rate will be billed automatically if the membership status for 2024 is not validated.

IMPORTANT! A total of 10 places will be offered for FREE to participants coming from Low and Lower Middle-Income Countries (LMIC), as per the World Bank classification. If you are interested in applying for an LMIC place, send us your letter of interest and CV to Applicants will be selected based on gender equity, equitable geographical representation, levels of expertise and multi-disciplinarity. Deadline for LMIC applications: May 26, 2024. 

Additional information

Registration fees

ESICM Standard Physician Member (> 37 y of age) (320€), ESICM Junior Physician Member (≤ 37 y of age) (230€), ESICM N&AHP Member (230€), Non-member Junior Physician (≤ 37 y of age) (350€), Non-member N&AHP (350€), Non-member Standard Physician (> 37 y of age) (490€)