ATSI REC - Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Remote Emergency Care

Accreditations & Endorsements
RTO NAT NRT

Costs
Member: $650
Non Member: $700

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About this Course

  • Are you an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Professional working in a remote or isolated health care setting?
  • Are you required to be a competent practitioner and take first on call in your clinic?  
  • Do you need to have up to date knowledge and skills to perform this role?  

Overview

The CRANAplus Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Remote Emergency Care Course is designed to up skill health workers/practitioners to manage trauma and medical emergencies in the remote and isolated health care setting, using the DRABCD primary and secondary survey approach.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Remote Emergency Care course content can be modified according to needs of the health service, with a first aid component or focus as required.

Who is this course for?

The course is designed to meet the learning needs of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker/Practitioners.

Please note: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners are also eligible to attend any of the following multi-disciplinary courses; Remote Emergency Care, Maternity Emergency Care, Practical Skills

If you have any queries about the course or its relevance to your practice, please contact the Clinical Educator Team

Course Deliv­ery

The CRANAplus Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander Remote Emer­gency Care course con­sists of the fol­low­ing components: 

  • Pre-course read­ing — CRANAplus Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander Remote Emer­gency Care Course Manual
  • Atten­dance at a 3 day work­shop con­sist­ing of lec­tures, skill sta­tions and prac­ti­cal based scenarios.
  • An on-course mul­ti­ple-choice quiz
  • A Car­diopul­monary Resus­ci­ta­tion clin­i­cal skills assessment 
  • An indi­vid­ual sce­nario based clin­i­cal skills assessment 

Grad­u­ates of this course will be able to: 

  • Iden­ti­fy the process to respond in a safe, time­ly and appro­pri­ate man­ner to an emer­gency in the remote con­text includ­ing using equip­ment, com­mu­ni­ca­tion sys­tems, trans­port and retrieval.
  • Demon­strate an under­stand­ing of the prin­ci­ples of man­age­ment for the severe­ly ill or injured patient in the remote setting.
  • Demon­strate a sys­tem­at­ic approach to pri­ma­ry and sec­ondary survey.
  • Demon­strate imme­di­ate life sup­port skills required in the man­age­ment of the crit­i­cal­ly ill patient.
  • Recog­nise the role of the Abo­rig­i­nal & Tor­res Strait Islander Health. Practitioners/​Workers in the man­age­ment of the crit­i­cal­ly unwell patient.
  • Per­form Car­diopul­monary Resus­ci­ta­tion as per Aus­tralian Resus­ci­ta­tion Coun­cil guidelines.

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion par­tic­i­pants will be award­ed: web­site only

  • A CRANAplus Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander Remote Emer­gency Care Cer­tifi­cate (Valid for 2 years)
  • A CRANAplus Basic Life Sup­port Cer­tifi­cate (Valid for 1 year)
  • State­ment of Attain­ment for: HLTAID001 — Per­form car­diopul­monary resus­ci­ta­tion (print­ed on heavy paper includ­ing an embed­ded water­mark depict­ing the CRANAplus cross)