Important information about COVID-19

Due to Covid-19 the SCSSC has suspended all face to face courses. We will review this in May 2020. At this time we will continue to take bookings for courses after June 1, 2020, with a full refund policy should circumstances prevent the course running as scheduled or you are no longer able to attend.

Managing Anaesthetic Anaphylaxis and Anaphylaxis-like Emergencies

Clinical Training


Target Audience

Consultant anaesthetists and provisional fellows.


Consultant / GP anaesthetist or provisional fellow

Anaesthetic nurses

Course Coordinator

Dr Adam Rehak


1 day


$1430 per anaesthetist

$330 per anaesthetic nurse / technician


19th June, 2020

20th November, 2020

Maximum Participants

8 doctors and 4 nurses / techs

Course Description


This course aims to update the participants knowledge of and ability to manage a variety of anaphylaxis and anaphylaxis-like presentations while simultaneously developing generic crisis management skills applicable to emergency situations in anaesthetic practice.

 Topics covered         

  1. Recognition and initial management of anaphylaxis cases

  2. Differential diagnoses and other considerations in refractory anaphylaxis presentations

  3. Human factors and the application of Crisis Resource Management principles to prevent and manage these events

  4. An update on CPR, Advanced Life Support and dysrhythmia management


Training Methods

  • Immersive scenarios with reflective debriefing

  • Hands-on Skills Workshops

  • Pause & discuss scenarios

  • Video and case-based learning exercises

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