Ken Hambrecht is very knowledgeable and always has current information and evidence. He presents in a very interactive manner and uses excellent clinical examples.
The ALERT CourseTM
About this Course
Acute Life-threatening Emergencies, Recognition and Treatment
This innovative course is designed to provide clinicians with essential skills relating to the assessment and management of patients who are experiencing life threatening emergencies.
The two day program will cover a variety of clinical conditions, which if not recognised and treated promptly may result in either death or significant morbidity for the patient.
This course is designed to facilitate the application of a problem solving approach to the assessment and management of a wide variety of patient conditions.
Since 2002 more than 100 ALERT courses have been conducted and thousands of medical officers, nurses and professional ambulance officers from a variety of clinical areas have attended the course with excellent reviews.
This course will present the latest in research and management guidelines for each of the conditions discussed.
With Critical Care Education Services you can book early with confidence. We have never cancelled a course, and many of our programs sell out regularly. Register now to secure your place.
This course has received accreditation from the RACGP for 40 Category 1 points in the 2017-2019 triennium. ALM number 99781.
This course has also received accreditation from ACRRM for 30 PRPD points and 30 MOPS points in the 2017-2019 triennium. ACRRM ID: 8929.
This course is also recognized by the RANZCR for 12 CPD points under category 6 of the CPD handbook. Recognized by the RACP for 12 MyCPD points, and also recognized by various other medical colleges.
Nurses completing this program earn 12 CPD hours towards their ongoing education.
- Melbourne – 19 & 20 April 2018
- Sydney – 25 & 26 May 2018
- Melbourne – 30 June & 1 July 2018
- Perth – 12 & 13 September 2018
- Brisbane – 2 & 3 November 2018
Time Subject/Activity 0830 - 0900 Registration, coffee & tea 0900 - 0910 Welcome, Introduction 0910 - 1015 Assessment & Management of the Patient with Respiratory Problems including Hypoxaemia & Hypercarbia, Tension Pneumothorax 1015 - 1030 Morning Tea, Networking 1030 - 1130 Caring for the Patient in Shock; Hypovolaemic, Cardiogenic, & Septic Shock 1130 - 1245 Assessment & Management of the Patient with Anaphylaxis & Anaphylactoid Reactions 1245 - 1330 Lunch, Networking 1330 - 1515 Assessment and Management of the Patient with Chest Pain, Acute Coronary Syndromes; Angina,` AMI 1515 - 1530 Afternoon Tea 1530 - 1630 Drowning Syndromes
Time Subject/Activity 0900 - 0930 Thrombolytic Therapy 0930 - 1015 The Patient with Venous Thromboembolism & Pulmonary Embolism 1015 - 1045 Morning Tea 1045 - 1145 Diabetic Emergencies; Hypoglycaemia, Hyperglycaemia, Ketoacidosis 1145 - 1230 Acute Pulmonary Oedema, Pathogenesis & Management including the use of CPAP & Bi PAP 1230 - 1330 Lunch, Networking 1330 - 1515 Envenomation, Bites & Stings 1515 - 1530 Afternoon Tea 1530 - 1630 Care of the Patient with a Stroke ? Neurological Assessment 1630 - 1640 Course Evaluation, Close
Fee for attendance at the 2 day ALERT Course is $495 for nurses and $595 for doctors.
Single day registrations are also accepted for $340 for nurses and $395 for doctors.
**A 10% group discount is available when registering 4 or more participants
in a single transaction
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.
Melbourne: St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
Sydney: Mantra Parramatta
Perth: Mercure Hotel Perth
Brisbane: Hotel Grand Chancellor
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.