Remote Trauma Skills
Centre for Remote Health

Who should attend
Remote Area Nurses, Registered Nurses, GPs, Medical Students,Physiotherapists and Aboriginal Health Practitioners

SuturingAbout this course
This one-day practical hands-on workshop aims to provide remote health professionals with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to be able to safely assess and manage:

  • the principles of triage
  • basic suturing and
  • the application of backslabs within a pre-hospital environment

 

Learning Outcomes
Provide an understanding of:

  1. The principles of triage
  2. How to triage using the Australasian Triage Scale (ATS)
  3. How to triage in a mass casualty setting using the SMART Casualty Triage Pack
  4. How to prepare and process for wound assessment, cleaning and treatment in the remote setting
  5. Suturing techniques
  6. How to stabilise a fracture by applying a backslab

 

  2019 COURSE DETAILS
Location Alice Springs
Cost $400
Dates To be advised
Facilitators
Karen Collas
Amanda Gill Education Consultant
Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon
Registration pdf Registration Form (435 KB)
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Comments from course participants
"Really enjoyed learning new skills associated with plastering and suturing"
"Whole day was excellent"

 

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