Extended global mediCal training
Sharing medical training and knowledge.

Workshops at the Adelaide Anaesthesia Festival

Saturday 29.2.2020

All workshops comply with the ANZCA ER requirements for activities in the Emergency Response Category of the ANZCA standard for CPD. Participants are expected to complete the pre-course reading. This will be send out 4 weeks prior to the workshop. 

(09:00 – 10:30)

Facilitators: Dr Yasmin Endlich and team

Learn a variety of techniques and procedures to provide percutaneous emergency oxygenation through the neck. This workshop will provide you with the technical skills, including ultrasound assessment of the airway, to manage these time-critical situations safely.

W2 Major Haemorrhage ER
(09:00 – 10:30)

Facilitators: Dr Paul Richards and team

In this interactive workshop, there will be case centred discussion of obstetric and trauma patient haemorrhage, ROTEM guided blood product administration, and the management of bleeding in patients taking oral anti-coagulant drugs. 

W3 Anaphylaxis ER
(09:00 – 10:30)

Facilitators: Dr Nagesh Nanjappa and team

Preoperative anaphylaxis is a major cause of death and serious morbidity. An increased awareness and use of guidelines improve outcomes. This is an interactive workshop using the ANZCA/ANZAAG Anaphylaxis Management Guidelines to explore and practice management of anaphylaxis, including management of the acute episode, as well as what to do once the situation is under control and how to ensure proper follow up. 

W4 + W8 Kids Taught Live Support
Resuscitation skills for children and delegates’ partners
W4 09:00 – 10:30 | W8 11:00 – 12:30 

Facilitator: RN Romy Ottens 

This workshop is an opportunity for children and delegate partners to learn how to perform CPR at the national standard. Other elements such as defibrillation, choking, concussion, anaphylaxis and epilepsy are also covered. This is a hands-on visual learning experience using manikins to practice the fundamental techniques in a variety of emergency scenarios.

High Fidelity Workshops

W5 + W9 Advanced life support ER
W5 11:00 – 13:00 | W9 14:00 – 16:00

Facilitators: Dr Cameron Main and team

In this workshop participants will move through a series of practical ALS scenarios and focussed discussions with emphasis on addressing reversible causes of cardiac arrest in peri-operative situations.

W6 + W10 Can’t Intubate Can’t Oxygenate ER

W6 11:00 – 13:00 | W10 14:00 – 16:0

Facilitators: Dr Yasmin Endlich and team

Learn a variety of techniques to provide percutaneous emergency oxygenation through the neck in an airway crisis. This high-fidelity scenario-based workshop will provide you with the technical and non-technical skills to manage these time-critical situations safely. 

W7 + W11 Acute Severe Behavioural Disturbance ER
W7 11:00 – 13:00 | W11 14:00 – 16:00

Facilitators: Dr Johanna Somfleth and team

Physicians are exposed to a range of acute behavioural emergencies, including violent incidents, across diverse settings. This workshop is a new ANZCA and FPM CPD Emergency Response Activity, will focus on assessment and management of acute behavioural disturbance, including interventions to de-escalate aggression and the safe care of patients who require sedation. The participants will experience scenarios from clinical settings in the emergency department, the post anaesthetic recovery room and an outpatient clinic in the simulation environment setting.


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