109547 - CPR & Anaphylaxis Management
- : Online
Participants will be provided with the latest ARC BLS guidelines and assessed for competency in CPR/BLS as per ARC guidelines. They will also be assessed for ECG recognition of shockable rhythms. An update on the latest management of anaphylaxis will also be provided.Relevance to General Practice
The RACGP recognises that CPR skills are used infrequently and may diminish. Evidence suggests that the most important factor of survival from sudden cardiac arrest is the presence of a trained rescuer who is ready, willing, able and equipped to act.
GPs play a key role in the treatment and education of patients who present with anaphylaxis and other allergy-related issues. Anaphylaxis could be considered one of the less-experienced aspects of healthcare, albeit an increasingly prevalent one.
Competency in BLS/CPR is an essential GP requirement for 2017-2019 triennium.