ATSI REC - Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Remote Emergency Care

Accreditations & Endorsements
RTO NAT NAT

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 Basic Life Support 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 Basic Life Support 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)