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First Peoples Remote Emergency Care
Designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers/Practitioners, the First Peoples Remote Emergency Care course upskills health workers and practitioners to manage trauma and medical emergencies in the remote setting.
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?
The CRANAplus First Peoples Remote Emergency Care course is designed to upskill health workers/practitioners to manage trauma and medical emergencies in the remote and isolated health care setting, using the DRSABCDE primary and secondary survey approach.
The First Peoples 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 other multi-disciplinary courses including Remote Emergency Care and Maternity Emergency Care.
If you have any queries about the course or its relevance to your practice, submit an enquiry here.
The CRANAplus First Peoples Remote Emergency Care course consists of the following components:
- Pre-course reading — CRANAplus First Peoples 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
On successful completion of this course, clinicians 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:
- A CRANAplus First Peoples 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
This is the 2nd course that I have been involved in. Certainly gets the thought processes thinking. Really appreciated trainers efforts & participation. Really good to keep up our skill levels (clinical). Thank you.
Participant Katherine, 2016, NT