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05 October 2016
Darwin Correctional Centre, Northern Territory

Due to circumstances beyond our control, this course has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for 2017. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. 

(Please note the date listed below is the original schedule now cancelled)

This one-day course is designed to improve emergency skills and trauma care prior to medical retrieval. It is aimed at correctional health personnel, particularly general practitioners, Remote Area Nurses (RANs) and Aboriginal Health Practitioners (AHPs). This training is provided in the  health centre's emergency room,  with an emphasis on practical skills, small interactive groups and locally relevant scenarios.

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Effectively assess and manage trauma patients whilst waiting for medical retrieval
  • Prevent any further complications following a trauma

It consists of lectures, skills stations and practical scenarios.

Pre requisite: 

Open to Correctional / Watch House health staff

Course cost: 

Sponsored by the NCCTRC

Registration: Will be available when the rescheduled date is confirmed.