Mon, 29 Nov | Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Ce

Obstetric emergencies - essential skills for the occasional obstetric anaesthetist

$1430 anaesthetists / GP anaesthetists $715 trainees $330 nurse / technician This course is a recognised emergency response activity for the ANZCA CPD program in Cardiac Arrest and Major Haemorrhage

Time & Location

29 Nov, 7:45 am – 5:00 pm
Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Ce, Level 6, Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards NSW 2065, Australia

About The Event

Obstetric emergencies - essential skills for the occasional obstetric anaesthetist

Course Code: 291121

Cost: $1430 incl GST per anaesthetist / GP anaesthetist

         $715 incl GST per trainee

         $330 incl GST per anaesthetic nurse / technician

Target Audience

Consultant anaesthetists, provisional fellows, advanced trainees, GPs with advanced specialist training in anaesthesis, experienced anaesthetic nurses and technicians


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

• Cardiac Arrest – ER-17-CA-073

• Major Haemorrhage – ER-17-MH-029

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



This course aims to update the participants knowledge and skills in the management of obstetric anaesthetic emergencies while also developing general crisis management skills applicable to across all emergency situations. Skills specific to the delivery of safe obstetric anaesthesia will also be addressed.


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

Topics covered:-

1.  Current evidence-based or best practice in obstetric anaesthesia

2.  Management of critical events, such as:-

·  Difficult airway

·  High neuraxial block/total spinal

·  Maternal haemorrhage

·  Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia

·  Amniotic fluid embolus

·  Neonatal and maternal resuscitation

3.  Human factors and the application of crisis management principles to prevent and manage these events

Training Methods

• Immersive scenarios with reflective debriefing

• Hands-on Skills Workshops

• Pause & discuss scenarios

• Video and case-based learning exercises

Maximum Participants

Maximum 12 participants per course.


Sydney Clinical Skills & Simulation Centre

Course Duration

1 day course 0745 - 1700

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