Welcome to Aesculap Academy
Seminars and workshops of the Aesculap Academy keep medical practitioners, hospital personnel and hospital management fit for the future. Since 1995, Aesculap Academy is contributing to the interdisciplinary communication and dialogue in medicine through a wide range of course offerings.
The Aesculap Academy enjoys a worldwide reputation for medical training of physicians, nurses and staff in the OR, anesthesia, ward, and hospital management. The CME accredited courses consist of hands-on workshops, management seminars and international symposia. The Aesculap Academy courses are of premium quality and accredited by the respective medical societies and international medical associations.
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.
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.
Intravenous Therapy Refresher Course (for Renewal of ANSAP IVT Card)
Intravenous Therapy (IVT) Updates or Refresher Courses are primarily designed to provide nurses 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. While target participants are registered nurses whose ANSAP IVT Cards expired in 2014 onwards, nurses who wish to enroll for the purpose of professional development are also welcome to join.
Basic Chemotherapy Course for Nurses
A one-day seminar which covers the principles of chemotherapy; safety standards required during the preparation, administration and storage of chemotherapeutic agents; and, nursing management for patients undergoing chemotherapy. It aims to train and increase nurses’ competency level by providing them basic knowledge and skills in the field of oncology nursing.
Building Competencies in Managing Surgical Instruments
A course designed for nurses and CSSD technicians who intend to enhance their knowledge and skills in the proper care and management of basic surgical instruments. Course topics include the instrument cycle and the factors affecting the lifespan of surgical instruments; updates on the different types of reprocessing of surgical instruments; and, recommendations on its proper care and maintenance. A workshop on visual and function tests, packaging, storage and sterilization completes the program.
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.
Advanced Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course
A 16-hour training-workshop which hopes to equip the nurse with knowledge and skills to provide and reinforce vital information on safe care for a cancer patient on biotherapy agents and experiencing oncologic emergencies as a consequence of chemotherapy and biotherapy treatments. Evidence based interventions to manage acute side effects and adverse events related to chemotherapy and biotherapy administration shall be integrated in the topic discussions. It is expected that the participants of this course have undergone and passed the Basic Chemotherapy Course offered by the Philippine Oncology Nurses Association (PONA).
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Training Program
A four-day intensive program which provides nurses technical and nursing management skills and knowledge on handling and troubleshooting CRRT machines.
Dialysis Center Technician Course
A four-week course on the principles of dialysis center operation. Focus will be the technical aspects of dialysis treatment and the important tasks which a dialysis technician is expected to perform during hemodialysis procedure. Training methodology includes didactics and hands-on training in a dialysis facility.