Critical Care


Site of Rotation: 

Aga Khan University Department of Anaesthesia 


The purpose of this course is to enable the M.Med resident to recognize, admit and carry out investigations in order to manage effectively critically ill patients. 

Objectives of the rotation: 

At the end of this course, the resident will be able to 

  1. Recognize, identify and admit patients who need critical care. 

  2. Provide respiratory, cardiovascular support and electrolyte balance. 

  3. Provide drug therapy, alimentation, waste management, and body care. 

Duration of Rotation: 

8 weeks Supervisors of 


Department of Anaesthesia faculty.

Evaluation of Residents: 

Residents will maintain a log-book of critical care procedures that will be rated and signed off by the supervisors. The Residents learning log shall be maintained and will guide formal feedback as well as in-depth sharing of learning experiences between faculty and each individual resident. End of rotation shall be evaluated using the resident interim summative assessment format that is in place. 

Evaluation of Rotation by Resident: 

Residents will be required to make a formal write-up based on the objectives of the rotation that summarises there experience at the end of each rotation.