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Nov 18 - 19, 2019 | Wollongong, New South Wales
Physiotherapy & Critical Care Management (PaCCMan) Course is organized by Clinical Skills Development Service (CSDS) and will be held from Nov 18 - 19, 2019 at Illawarra Shoalhaven Health Education Centre, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. Target audience: Physiotherapists who have limited exposure to intensive care patient management, or want to update their knowledge of assessment and treatment processes. Description: PaCCMAN contributes to the learning and development of physiotherapists for the intensive care environment and expands their knowledge of contemporary, safe clinical practice. It includes practical sessions on assessment and clinical skills, as well as simulated experiences in providing respiratory care and rehabilitation. Its cover a range of topics including: • neurological and respiratory examination • cardiovascular assessment • manual hyperinflation • suctioning • dialysis / CVVHDF • nitrous oxide. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 25 - 27, 2020 | CPD 40.00 | USD $2120 | Wollongong, New South Wales
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Course is organized by Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Australia and will be held from Jun 25 - 27, 2020 at Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. CPD Accreditation: Candidates who are members of RACGP & ACRRM may be eligible to receive 40 QI&CPD points for an Accredited Category 1 Activity. Course Description: This comprehensive three-day course introduces the structured approach to the emergency management of ill and injured children. Entrance Requirements: The Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) course is suitable for doctors, nurses and paramedics looking to increase their confidence and clinical skills in paediatric acute care. This course is designed for graduates with a minimum of 2 years’ experience. APLS is the recommended course for all hospital staff working in clinical environments where children and adolescents are cared for, by the RACP's National Standards for the Care of Children and Adolescents. Course Outcomes: Candidates who complete the APLS course will issued a certificate of completion upon: • Fully attending the three-day course • Successfully completing all required course assessments • Successfully completing the required pre-course APLS online learning modules • APLS certificates are valid for five years from the date of issue. Course structure: The course covers the following themes: Life support • Basic life support • Advanced support of the airway and ventilation • Cardiac arrest management and defibrillation Diagnosis and management of the seriously ill child • Breathing difficulties • Shock • Abnormal pulse rate and rhythm • Decreased conscious level • Convulsing child Diagnosis and management of the seriously injured child • Chest injury • Abdominal injury • Head trauma • Spinal injury • Burns and scalds • Electrical injuries and drowning Practical procedures • Airway and breathing • Circulation • Trauma • Interpreting trauma X-rays • Stabilisation and transfer Further topics: • Fluid and electrolyte management • Acid-base balance • Pain management • Septic child • Neurological assessment • Resuscitation of the baby at birth and more Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.