Table 2 Syllabus modules
1Respiratory physiology and pathophysiology
2Respiratory failure
3Respiratory medical and surgical conditions
4Ventilation and airway management
5Other respiratory therapies
6Cardiovascular disorders
7Renal disorders
8Central nervous system disorders
9Metabolic and endocrine effects in critical illness
10Infectious diseases
11Acute haematological and oncological disorders
12Acute gastrointestinal and abdominal disorders
13Environmental hazards
14Immunology and transplantation
15Monitoring, quality control and biostatistics
16Practical skills
18Communications and ethics
19Research and evidence-based medicine