Remote Trauma Skills
Centre for Remote Health

Remote Trauma SkillsOne full day 

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

About the Workshop
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


"Really enjoyed learning new skills associated with plastering and suturing"
"Whole day was excellent"

Karen Collas
Amanda Gill Education Consultant
Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

Course Dates
Alice Springs

Monday 12 March 2018
Monday 25 June 2018
Monday 20 August 2018
Monday 8 October 2018


Full fee $400

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