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Procedural Sedation and Analgesia

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online

CPD accredited course in Parenteral and Intranasal sedation for Emergency care

Procedural sedation describes the administration of drugs in a controlled setting to reduce pain and/or awareness. In the emergency department it is used for a wide variety of procedures, including laceration repair, reduction and immobilisation of fractures or dislocations, incision and drainage procedures, wound exploration and removal of foreign bodies from the eye, ear, nose and skin. Procedural sedation is most often used in healthy adults and children (>3 months) and those with mild well-controlled systemic disease (eg. asthma).

The sedative agents most commonly used for procedural sedation are Midazolam +/- Fentanyl, Propofol, Ketamine and Ketofol. This course examines the indications, contraindications for procedural sedation, assessment, monitoring and after care of the patient undergoing procedural sedation and examine in detail the common drugs used for procedural sedation.

This course explores the following topics :

  • 1. Parenteral Procedural Sedation : Core Principles
  • 2. Intravenous Sedation using Midazolam / Fentanyl
  • 3. Intravenous Sedation using Propofol
  • 4. Parenteral Sedation using Ketamine
  • 5. Intranasal Sedation using Midazolam, Fentanyl, Ketamine
  • 6. Intravenous Regional Anaesthesia - Bier Block (Optional)

Information about the course

  • Designed for medical officers, nurses, paramedics and students in all medical fields
  • CME hours: Certified for 8.5 hours of continuing medical education
  • CPD accreditation: ACRRM & RACGP 
  • Duration of enrolement: 12 months (commences from the date of course enrolement)
  • CPD Certificate is provided with successful completion of the course

Course Accreditation

ACRRM

  • Course Code: 20212
  • Points Allocation: 3 Educational activity & 5 Performance review PDP Points & 5 MOPS points

RACGP

  • Course Code: 202896
  • Points Allocation: 17 CPD Activity Points
Type
Delivery
Title
Procedural Sedation and Analgesia
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Emergency
Location
Provider Type
Non Profit Organisation
CPD Points
17
Price
66.00
Price Details
$60.00 (AUD) + $6.00 (GST) = $66.00
Location
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