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Paediatric Emergencies: Essential Skills for the Occasional Paediatric Anaesthetist

Clinical Training

Anaesthesia

Target Audience

Advanced trainees, provisional fellows and consultant anaesthetists

Experienced anaesthetic nurses / technicians (Anaesthetists are encouraged to attend with a nurse from their place of work)


Pre-requisites

Nil

CPD allowances
Course Coordinator

Dr Phil Cheung 

Price

$1430 per anaesthetist

$715 per trainee

$330 per anaesthetic nurse / technician

Duration

1 day

Maximum Participants

Maximum 12 particpants per course

Dates

June 3rd, 2021

September 23rd, 2021

The course is a recognised emergency response activity in ANZCA’s CPD program: Cardiac Arrest

The course also provides 16 CPD points (8 hours) in the “Knowledge & Skills/Short Courses” category

Course Description

Aims

This course aims to update the participants knowledge of, and ability to, manage a variety of emergencies in paediatric anaesthesia while simultaneously developing general crisis management skills applicable to emergency situations across all areas of anaesthetic practice. Skills and knowledge essential for the safe delivery of paediatric anaesthesia will also be addressed.


Instructors

The course will be facilitated by a combination of experienced paediatric anaesthetists and instructors with expertise in simulation and crisis management


Topics covered:-

1.  The paediatric airway and management of laryngospasm and bronchospasm

2.  Recognition and initial management of intraoperative crises such as anaphylaxis and malignant hyperthermia

3.  Paediatric basic and advanced lifesupport

4.  Human factors and the application of crisis management principles during paediatric emergencies


Training Methods

  • Immersive scenarios with reflective debriefing

  • Hands-on Skills Workshops

  • Pause & discuss scenarios

  • Video and case-based learning exercises

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Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre

Level 6 Kolling Building,

Royal North Shore Hospital

Reserve Rd, St Leonards, NSW 2065.

NSLHD-smsc@health.nsw.gov.au

Tel: +61 (2) 9926 4620

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