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ALS & BLS WORKSHOP

  • : Melbourne VIC 3004

Management of the emergency patient is a subject that all medical practitioners are well versed in but it is one where the opportunity to train with the practice team, is often not available until an emergency occurs.

Overview

The BLS and ALS course covers the Management of Medical Emergencies in the General Medical Practice. It is a course for Medical Practitioners, Practice Nurses and their support staff.

Workshop Structure

The Training course takes 7 hours (plus any breaks) and covers the following skills set:

  • Identify the most common medical emergencies affecting patients, using a risk management approach;
  • Manage the immediate care of medical emergencies utilizing a practice management (crew resource management) system;
  • Apply techniques and protocols consistent with current emergency medical guidelines for pre-hospital care;
  • Refer the patient to further appropriate care.

Workshop Importance

At the completion of the course the participant will receive a certificate of attendance which is valid for 12 months.
The course is approved by RACGP for 40 Cat 1 points.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the session the participants will have further knowledge on the following:

1.      Identification and management of poor perfusion

2.      Signs and symptoms of life-threatening conditions including:

a.      Cardiac chest pain

b.      Altered conscious state, CVA and TIA,

c.       Respiratory conditions,

d.      Seizures,

e.      Hypoglycaemia,

f.        Anaphylaxis, and

g.      Cardiac Arrest.

3.      Use of pulse oximetry and observation of vital signs

4.      Introduction to the ECG

5.      CPR including team CPR and the use of defibrillators

6.      Use of Laryngeal Masks and bag-masks ventilation

7.      Oxygen therapy and titration recommendations

8.      Emergency Drugs

Title
ALS & BLS WORKSHOP
Speciality Classification
Location
Type
Delivery
Duration
1 Day
Start Date
01-Oct-2016
End Date
01-Oct-2016
CPD
8 Hours
Fees
$250
Location
Melbourne VIC 3004
Venue
Level 5/ 3 Bowen Crescent
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