Lifesupporters Institute of Health Sciences
Govt. Recognized Heath Sector Skill Council (HSSC) Accredited institute

Certificate Course in Intensive Care Therapy

Course Description

Lifesupporters in association with Rescare Limited introduces a Certificate Course in Intensive Care Therapy which aims at basic training of eligible candidates in Intensive Care with special emphasis on respiratory therapy along with other specialized procedural skills required in ICU . This is an effort to create fully trained ICU therapists

Teaching Pattern of the Course

Training: 220 hours of didactics and skill training.
Ventilator Set up

Internship: 5 months in recognized tertiary care hospitals of Mumbai, under supervision of senior intensive care physician.


Medical Graduate with two years of experience in a Critical Care Unit. OR Candidates who possess Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Service (PGDEMS).
To complete this course successfully, minimum attendance required is 75%

Course Syllabus

Respiratory Care

  • Understanding Basic Principle
  • Introduction to Ventilator
  • Modes of Ventilation
  • Choosing a Mode
  • Advance Modes
  • Patient Ventilator interaction
  • Ventilation Graphics
  • Non Invasive Ventilation
  • Types of Non Invasive Ventilator
  • Non Invasive Monitoring
  • Oxygenation and Devices
  • Technical problems of Ventilator
  • Care of Intubated / Ventilated Patient
  • Arterial Blood Gas
  • Disease specific Ventillation
  • Weaning

Intensive Care

  • Hemodynamic
  • Cardiology And Monitoring
  • Cath Lab Orientation
  • Nephrology Basics
  • Sepsis
  • Infection Control
  • Haematology, Blood
  • Transfusion & Component Therapy
  • Pulmonology
  • ACLS & BLS
  • Anatomy : Cardiopulmonary & Brain (Crebral Circulation)
  • Physiology : Cardiopulmonary
  • Toxicology