Welcome to Aesculap Academy
The Aesculap Academy champions interdisciplinary and interprofessional dialogue and effective knowledge transfer - preventing stagnation and one-sided mediation of knowledge.
Series of events and courses that build on each other provide the basis for the long term training concept. Thus, the Aesculap Academy is able to accompany medical practitioners and hospital personnel as a competent partner right from the beginning of their career - for life.
Perioperative Nursing 101
A twenty-two (22) day Basic Competency Training Program for nurses which covers the principles and techniques of perioperative nursing and their application in surgical settings. It includes extensive learning of AORN standards and recommended practices as well as competency-based training.
Introduction to Renal Substitution Therapy
This is a one-day seminar designed to provide participants (registered and student nurses, caregivers) with an overview of the different renal substitution therapies such as Peritonial Dialysis, IHD, SLED, HDF and others. Different laboratory procedures, which help diagnose the causes of kidney failure, will also be discussed.
Perioperative Nursing in Cardiovascular Surgery
A one-day course which encompasses a review of the anatomy of the heart and circulatory system along with the terminology, surgical procedures, and discussion of basic competencies required of perioperative nurses. An introduction through demonstration of and workshop on surgical instruments and equipment used specifically in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft completes the course.
Enhancing Nurse Competency in Perioperative Neurosurgery
A course on perioperative nursing which encompasses a review of neuroanatomy, neurosurgical terminologies and procedures, and a discussion of basic competencies required of a perioperative nurse. It also serves as an introduction to neurosurgical instruments, equipment, and neuroendoscopy.
Intravenous Therapy Updates (For renewal of IVT Card)
Intravenous Therapy (IVT) Updates are primarily designed to provide nurses the latest information and skills related to infusion therapy. The three-day course gives participants 24 continuing education units, which may be applied for renewal of ANSAP IV Therapy Cards.
Patient Safety and Quality Assurance in Healthcare
A one-day workshop designed to provide participants with knowledge of the patient safety model and the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist. A discussion on disruptive behavior as a threat to patient safety completes the program.
Hemodialysis Training Program for Nurses
A course designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide hemodialysis treatment and efficient care to renal patients. It consists of one week didactic sessions on the principles of hemodialysis, and four weeks clinical exposure in a dialysis facility.