This 2-day interprofessional course is targeting senior trainees, consultants and senior nurses working in Intensive Care.
In this course you will learn the principles of effective teamwork in the Critical Care setting as well as essential skills for emergency management of the deteriorating ICU patient. The course program consist of a vibrant mixture of lectures, workshops and immersive simulation.
- Human Factors in ICU
- Crisis Resource Management
- Emergency vascular access
- Difficult airway management
- Emergency re-sternotomy
- Tracheostomy and ventilation troubleshooting
- Cardiac emergencies
- Massive haemorrhage
- Neurotrauma management
The course has been accredited for CPD points with CICM
The course faculty consists of Intensive Care Specialists, Anaesthetists and Simulation Specialists. All faculty members have significant expertise in healthcare simulation and Crisis Resource Management.
Dr Christian Karcher
Intensive Care Specialist, Clinical Sub-Dean Simulation (University of Melbourne)
Dr Jai Darvall
Intensive Care Specialist | Anaesthetist | Clinical Sub-Dean Critical Care (University of Melbourne)
Dr Shyamala Sriram
Intensive Care Specialist | Director Medical Education RMH
Dr Andrew McCormick
Intensive Care Specialist | Anaesthetist
Dr Tim Byrne
Anaesthetist | Intensive Care Fellow
Dr Niamh Keenan
Senior Simulation Educator (University of Melbourne)
The Royal Melbourne Hospital
Ground Floor West
Parkville VIC 3050
Onsite parking is available at RMH underground Car Park off Royal Parade next to Melbourne Private Hospital, as well as public street parking surrounding RMH and Melbourne University.
Three bus lines (205, 402, 546) provide easy access to The Royal Melbourne Hospital, with bus stops on Royal Parade (opposite Melbourne Private Hospital), Grattan Street and Swanston Street.
The Royal Melbourne Hospital is serviced by two tram lines and is only a short ride into the city. The No. 19 Tram that travels along Royal Parade and stops on the corner of Royal Parade and Grattan Street would be the closest public transport. Additionally there are trams that travel along Flemington Road (stopping cnr Flemington Road and Grattan Street) also service the needs of RMH.