Clinical Skills Courses

Nationally Accredited Training (NAT) courses contain at least one Unit of Competency.

All CRANAplus courses attract CPD points with the accepted method of calculation being 1 hour of learning earns 1 CPD point.

ALS - Advanced Life Support

Designed for Nurses, Midwives, Paramedics, and Medical Officers, but open to any remote health care workers, the Advanced Life Support Program is based on ANZCOR Guidelines and best practice principles. The course will provide the remote health workforce with the advanced life support skills required in the management of the patient prior, during and after a cardio respiratory arrest with an emphasis on care in the remote and isolated setting.

Accreditations & Endorsements
ACRRM RACGP

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AREC - Advanced Remote Emergency Care

Designed specifically for Nurses and remote GP’s, but open to a variety of remote health care professionals, the Advanced Remote Emergency Care course aims to extend the competencies of the experienced Remote Health Practitioner to an advanced level. It has a focus on team leadership, critical thinking and communication in emergency situations.

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RACGP

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ATSI MEC - Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Maternity Emergency Care

Designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers/Practitioners, the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Maternity Emergency Care course up skills health workers and practitioners to provide emergency care for pregnant women and their babies in the remote setting.

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ATSI REC - Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Remote Emergency Care

Designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers/Practitioners, the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander - Remote Emergency Care course up skills health workers and practitioners to manage trauma and medical emergencies in the remote setting.

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RTO NAT NAT

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BLS - Basic Life Support

An annual organisational requirement designed for all remote health workers and practitioners, the Basic Life Support courses are designed to provide a flexible learning opportunity that will ensure best practice.

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RTO NAT NAT

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CCCC - 4C’s Program

The 4C’s Program - Communication, Consultation and Competency in Clinical Skills workshop is designed to increase the confidence and capacity of the Health Professional to use the Primary Clinical Care Manual (PCCM) or CARPA Standard Treatment Manual (CARPA), to accurately document health care episodes and consult with doctors and nurses about client care to deliver safe, quality care in the remote setting.

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FLTC - First Line Triage

Designed specifically for Medical Receptionists and/or Practice Nurses with a focus on the application of triage principals in a primary health setting

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MEC - Maternity Emergency Care

Designed for Nurses, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners, Paramedics and Medical Officers, the Maternity Emergency Care course enables the remote health workforce to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to provide emergency care for expectant mothers and their babies in a remote or isolated setting.

Accreditations & Endorsements
ACN ACRRM RACGP

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MHE - Mental Health Emergencies

The remote and isolated health workforce frequently identify that they feel inadequately equipped to manage acute mental health issues, substance affected patients, and episodes of acute distress resulting from attempted/completed suicide and other traumatic events. This course aims to build participant confidence in responding to such issues.

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MID - Midwifery Upskilling

Designed for Midwives or GP’s with relevant obstetric experience, the Midwifery UpSkilling Course provides an overview of current best practice in antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care. This includes a discussion of complications in pregnancy/birth and the emergency management of a pregnant woman and her baby, with an emphasis on care in the remote and isolated setting.

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ACN

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PEC - Paediatric Emergency Care

Designed for Nurses, Midwives, Intensive Care Paramedics and Medical Officers, the Paediatric Emergency Care Course is a two day practical course that covers aspects of the emergency management of children in a remote and rural setting, based on best practice principles and Australian Resuscitation Guidelines.

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ACN ACRRM RACGP

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PS - Practical Skills

Designed for Nurses, Paramedics, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and Medical Officers, the Practical Skills course is based on best practice principles and will provide the remote health workforce with an opportunity to receive instruction in and practice of the key skills needed in the remote and isolated setting.

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ACN

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PSTEC - Practical Skills Triage Emergency Care

Designed for Nurses, Paramedics, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and Medical Officers, the Practical Skills Triage Emergency Care course is based on best practice principles and will provide the rural, remote and isolated workforce with an opportunity to receive instruction in and the practice of key skills needed in the remote and isolated setting including: Triage, Primary and Secondary Survey, Wound Closure and Plaster Back Slabbing.

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ACN

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REC - Remote Emergency Care

Designed for Nurses, Midwives, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners, Paramedics, and Medical Officers, the Remote Emergency Care course allows participants to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to respond with confidence to emergency situations and to deliver safe and quality care in the remote setting.

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ACN RACGP

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SSS - Stay Safe & Secure

The Stay Safe and Secure (SSS) course is designed to enable the remote health staff to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent and manage with confidence incidences that threaten personal safety and security in a remote health setting with a focus on aggression and violence.

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TEC - Triage Emergency Care

Designed specifically for Nurses (including practice nurses) and General Practitioners but open to a variety of health care professionals, the Triage Emergency Care Course is based on the Emergency Triage Education Kit (ETEK) with a focus on its application for rural, remote and isolated settings. The course up-skills the rural triage practitioner to confidently assess patients and apply the Australasian Triage Scale to allocate an appropriate triage category.

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ACN

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TPC - Trauma Preparedness

Designed for Nurses, all purpose Orderlies/Ambulance Drivers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and Workers, the Trauma Preparedness Course focuses on the pre-hospital environment and is designed to prepare and up skill the remote, rural and isolated health workforce to work as a team so they may confidently respond to medical emergencies and trauma.

Accreditations & Endorsements
RTO NAT NAT

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