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Remote Pre Hospital Trauma & Disaster Course NT0046

Date: 
05 April 2017 to 06 April 2017
Location: 
Alice Springs Hospital, NT

This is a 2 day course for personnel who routinely attend pre-hospital incidents by providing participants with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to safely and effectively manage trauma or disaster patients in the pre-hospital environment.

Course content:

•               Demonstrate the assessment & effective management of a vehicle crash scene

•               Demonstrate the assessment & effective management of trapped casualties

•               Demonstrate the safe extrication of trapped casualties

•               Discuss the importance of & demonstrate working effectively within a team setting

Demonstrate the triage sort & sieve, treatment & transport principles used within mass casualty incidents

SUITABLE PARTICIPANTS:

Remote area health personnel, ambulance auxiliary, General Practitioners, medical & nursing professionals, retrieval specialists, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practioners (ATSIHPs), emergency services, mine rescue and the Australian Defence Force health personnel.

COURSE COST:

Northern Territory Government staff members: $300.00 [pp incl. GST]

non Northern Territory Government staff: $600.00 [pp incl. GST]

[prices and course availability are subject to change]

REGISTRATIONS OF INTEREST CLOSE: 17 March 2017