Trauma Skills Refresher Course

The one- day Trauma Refresher Skills course is designed for rural and remote doctors, nurses and paramedics working in sites that have no dedicated trauma service and are required to provide care to the critically ill trauma patient. Facilitated by experienced interprofessional emergency medicine clinicians, participants will have to opportunity to refresh their skills in the management of the critically ill trauma patient. Consolidating the crucial principles of trauma management through skills interactive case discussions, participants will have the opportunity to practice and hone their skills in essential trauma procedures including vascular access, chest drain insertion skills stations, bringing it all together in immersive simulation scenarios.

The objectives of this courses:

  • Revise & consolidate crucial trauma management principles
  • Practice & enhance skills in essential trauma procedures such as plastering, suturing, vascular access and chest drain insertion
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the critical aspects in burns management
  • Recognise the unique clinical challenges in the assessment & management of trauma in special populations
  • Review aspects of crisis resource management, initiate effective communication amongst the resuscitation team and identify barriers to a successful resuscitation

Details
Date: Thursday 20 August 
Time: 7:45am to 5:00pm 
Eligibility: All medical practitioners, emergency department doctors and nurses, and paramedics. Priority is given to those working in the local region.
Cost: $150.00
This program is accredited with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) for continuing professional development points and is approved for the Emergency Medicine, Rural Procedural Grants Program.

Click here to register your interest for the course. All successful applicants will receive written confirmation and an invoice for payment.

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