TIVA Education Tools

TIVA Education Tools

New TIVA guidelines:

TIVA guidelines (Anaesthesia)

This guideline was developed jointly by SIVA and AAGBI. The authors include Dr A F Nimmo and Prof A R Absalom (past SIVA presidents).

Trainee handouts (kindly provided by Dr Nigel Huggins, Birmingham)

1) The very basics of Total Intravenous Anaesthesia (PDF) 2) Delivering TIVA safely (PDF) 3) Behind the scenes in TIVA pumps (PDF)

Adult TIVA/TCI Competency Framework for Trainees:

Proposal for a National Competency Framework for teaching TIVA/TCI

Background Reading (requires a BJA subscription or institutional access):

BJA Education in TIVA Part 1: Basic Pharmacokinetics BJA Education in TIVA Part 2: Practical Aspects

NAP5 chapter 18 regarding TIVA

External link (National Audit Projects)