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8 February - Advanced Life Support

8 February 2020 - 8 February 2020

Event Details

Event Type Specialised Course
Organisation HPMI
Registrations Close 08 Feb, 2020
Location The Council Room
Industrial Development Centre
University Drive
University of Newcastle, Callaghan New South Wales 2308
Australia
Venue Phone: 0405 498 262 on day
Accreditation Available 10 RACGP QI&CPD Category 2 Points
Registration Fee $550
Description

Date:  SATURDAY, 8 FEBRUARY 2020

Time:  8.45 am Registration, 9.00am - 3.00 pm Meeting

 

Topic:  ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT

  • A specialised course that satisfies the requirements for Registrars of the RACGP for Advanced Life Support (ALS), ACRRM members are welcome.
  • Components include theory and practical skills in CPR for all ages, defibrillation, trauma assessment, application of stiff neck collars, use of IO for vascular access, advanced airway care, managing airway obstructions with a laryngoscope and Magill forceps, cardiac arrest rhythms, ALS drug regimes and scenarios. 
  • Course can be run as an extension of the Resuscitation Skills for General Practice course

Learning Outcomes 

  • Perform resuscitation using with ARC BLS and ALS guidelines, including DRSABCDE.  
  • Use a BVM device, oropharyngeal, nasopharyngeal and LMA airways and the use of a defibrillator in resuscitation.
  • Use various suction devices and MacGill's forceps for the relief of acute upper airway obstruction.                 
  • Identify and manage potential cervical spinal injuries using stiff neck collars and immobilization strategies.
  • Complete simulated scenarios, including team management, clinical interventions and patient safety.

Presenter: SIMON GOULD, Principal Lecturer, Medics for Life

Cost: $550 

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Venue: The Council Room, Industry Development Centre (IDC), University Drive, Callaghan (see map below)

Venue Phone: If you are lost on Campus please phone Security on 4921 5888 and ask them to direct you to the IDC Building.  Please call 0405 498 262 if you have any other enquiries on the day.

 

 

   

Contact Details

Contact Mrs Tracy Hicks,
Phone: (02) 4913 8163
Fax: (02) 4921 6467
Email: Tracy.Hicks@newcastle.edu.au
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