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Important information about COVID-19

We are following NSW Health social distancing requirements in all our courses. For some programs this means reduced numbers of participants, or changes to timetables.  

Managing Anaphylaxis and Other Perioperative Emergencies

Clinical Training


Target Audience

Consultant anaesthetists and provisional fellows.

GPs with advanced specialist training in anaesthesia

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


Consultant / GP anaesthetist or provisional fellow

Anaesthetic nurses

Course Coordinator

Dr Adam Rehak


1 day


$1500 per anaesthetist

$750 per anaesthetic trainee

$345 per anaesthetic nurse / technician


April 30th, 2024

October 1st, 2024

Maximum Participants
CPD allowances

Maximum 12 doctors and 4 nurses / techs per course

The course is a recognised emergency response activity in ANZCA’s CPD program with the following recognition codes:

·     Anaphylaxis – ER-17-AN-042

·     Can’t Intubate, Can’t Oxygenate (CICO) – ER-17-CICO-081   

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

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.


The course will be facilitated by both a simulation / humand factors expert and an anaphylaxis xontenet expert from ANZAAG

 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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