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EMAC - Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA) $2990 This two and a half day course is for anaesthetists and anaesthetic registrars who have completed their primary exam and two years of anaesthetic training
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EMAC - Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises

Time & Location

05 July 2018, 7:45 am – 07 July 2018, 12:45 pm
Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Ce, Level 6, Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards NSW 2065, Australia

About The Event

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC)

Course Code: EMAC 050718

Cost: $2990

Target Audience

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



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


  • Completion of primary exam (if ANZCA trainee)



EMAC 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.


The course is presented as five modules over 2.5 days:

Human factors

Airway emergencies

Cardiovascular emergencies

Anaesthesia emergencies


Maximum 12 participants per course.


Sydney Clinical Skills & Simulation Centre

CPD/CME Points

ANZCA: Equivalent to any two “Emergency Response” 2 modules (3hrs) & 2 CPD points per hour under knowledge & Skills” 15hrs

ACRRM: 2 points per hour (max 12) MOPS: 10 points

Course Duration

2.5 day course

(Thurs – Fri 0745 – 1700 hours, Sat 0745 - 1230)

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