Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC)

Clinical Training

Anaesthesia

Target Audience

Anaesthetists (Specialist, GP and non-specialist) and anaesthetic registrars.

Pre-requisites

Essential

  • Must be in at least second year of accredited training in Anaesthetics.

Recommended

  • Completion of primary exam (if ANZCA trainee)

Course Coordinator

Dr Adam Rehak

Duration

2 1/2 days

Price

$3135

Dates

October 10-12, 2019

November 14-16, 2019

December 19-21, 2019

January 30 - February 1, 2020

March 5-7, 2020 

April 2-4, 2020

May 7-9, 2020

June 10-12, 2020

July 9-11, 2020

August 13 -15, 2020

September 24-26, 2020

November 5-7, 2020

December 10-12, 2020

Maximum Participants

12

Course Description

The Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) course addresses clinical and non-clinical skills relevant to the effective management of anaesthetic emergencies. 

 

Specific Objectives

  • Understand medical error and adverse events.

  • Undertake risk assessment, exercise judgement and formulate plans, which optimise patient safety.

  • Respond rapidly in an emergency and apply systematic principles of emergency management.

  • Develop competency in procedures including: direct and indirect intubation techniques; emergency surgical airway; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; cardioversion.

  • Work effectively within a team and as a team leader.

 

Format

The course is presented as five modules over 2.5 days:

  1. Human factors

  2. Airway emergencies

  3. Cardiovascular emergencies

  4. Anaesthesia emergencies

  5. Trauma

 

Training Methods

  • Procedural skills training

  • Integrated procedural skills training (Clinical)

  • Problem-based learning

  • Anaesthesia

  • Pause and discuss scenarios

  • Immersive Scenarios & reflective debriefing

 

Training Technologies

  • Task trainers

  • Video replay and discussion

  • High and medium fidelity manikin simulators

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