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Anaesthesia & PACU Nursing
About this Course
This course is designed to provide both novice & experienced Anaesthesia & Recovery Room nurses with greater insight into their clinical practice. This will be achieved by the presentation of a range of issues pertinent to current practice & include newer concepts & developments which will shape the future of clinical practice.
Topics will include: Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) & Pulmonary Embolism (PE), Evidence based prophylactic care, Strategies for Change Management, Blood Tests, Hypothermia, Lessons learned from the Coroners Court, Arterial Blood Gases, Fluid Resuscitation, and Nasal oxygenation delivery systems. A range of case histories will be used to provide a practical basis for many of these topics.
Additionally, this course will cover the Management and Care of Deteriorating Patients in PACU with a focus on Shock, Bleeding Post Thyroidectomy, Post-Partum Haemorrhage, & Paediatrics.
This course will also be of value to any nurse who desires to know more about the procedures that their patients are about to undergo or have undergone whilst in the operating room.
As many people do this course on an annual basis, course content and topics change each year. This course has sold out in various locations 6 years running so get a group together and register early to ensure your place.
We have never cancelled a course, so with Critical Care Education Services you can book early with confidence.Nurses attending this course will earn 12 CPD hours.
- Adelaide: 7th & 8th April 2017
- Melbourne: 28th & 29th April 2017
- Brisbane: 21st & 22nd July 2017
- Perth: 15th & 16th September 2017
- Sydney: 24th & 25th November 2017
Time Subject/Activity 0815 - 0845 Registration, coffee & tea 0900 - 0910 Welcome, Introduction 0910 - 0955 Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) & Pulmonary Embolism (PE) 0955 - 1030 Evidence based prophylactic care SCD, AVI pumps - when to connect in theatre 1030 - 1100 Morning Tea 1100 - 1200 Care of Deteriorating Patients in PACU 1: including Shock, & Bleeding Post Thyroidectomy 1200 - 1300 Strategies for Change Management 1300 - 1400 Lunch, Networking 1400 - 1500 Common Blood tests in the Perioperative Environment 1500 - 1515 Afternoon Tea 1515 - 1645 Hypothermia: detection, prescription, pathophysiology
Time Subject/Activity 0900 - 1030 Lessons learned from the Coroners Court that inform our clinical practice 1030 - 1100 Morning Tea 1100 - 1215 Arterial Blood Gases made easy!! Refine your knowledge with our case history reviews 1215 - 1315 Care of Deteriorating Patients in PACU 2: including Post-Partum Haemorrhage, & Paediatrics 1315 - 1415 Lunch, Networking 1415 - 1515 Fluid Resuscitation – State of the Art, Tranexamic acid 1515 - 1530 Afternoon Tea 1530 - 1630 Nasal oxygenation delivery systems, Transnasal Humidified Rapid-Insufflation Ventilatory Exchange, Airvo
Fee for attendance at the 2 day Anaesthesia & Post Anaesthesia Care Nursing Course is $450.
Single day registrations are also accepted for $295.
Registration includes lecture outlines with reference lists, lunch, refreshments, and a certificate of attendance.
A receipt and confirmation of registration will be returned by your preferred contact method following registration and payment.
Please note that a $55 cancellation fee applies. No refund will be given if cancellation occurs within one week of the course.
Adelaide: Hotel Grand Chancellor on Hindley
Melbourne: St Vincent's Hospital
Brisbane: Hotel Grand Chancellor
Perth: Mercure Hotel Perth
Sydney: Mantra Parramatta
For More Information
For more information regarding this course and any dates upon which it is scheduled, or to enquire about hosting this course at your organisation, please submit our online enquiry form.