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Anaesthetic Emergency Responses Workshop - ALS and CICO

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This ANZCA endorsed Anaesthetic Emergency Responses Workshop will provide anaesthetists with a thorough review of the practical management of various intra-operative emergencies. The workshop aims to provide participants with the opportunity to improve their knowledge, technical skills and team-work during various anaesthetic emergencies.

  • Full day workshop will cover the following emergency responses categories:
    • Can’t Intubate, Can’t Oxygenate (CICO)
    • Cardiac Arrest (ALS)
  • Educational modalities include a variety of presentations, skills stations and fully immersive simulation scenarios.
  • Endorsed by ANZCA, meeting the standards for recognition of the ‘Emergency Responses’ requirements of the ANZCA CPD program.
  • Held in the state-of-the-art Sunshine Simulation Centre.
  • Fully catered for with morning tea, lunch and mid-afternoon snacks for the full day workshop. Half-day workshop will have morning tea only.
  • Consultant anaesthetists
  • GP anaesthetists
  • On completion of this course, participants in the ANZCA CPD Program may claim:
    • The Emergency Response Activities in their CPD Portfolio
    • CPD points in the “Knowledge and Skills” section.

08:15 – 08:45    Welcome and introduction

08:45 – 09:15    Familiarisation

09:15 – 10:00    ALS Crisis Resource Management

10:00 – 10:20    Morning tea

10:20 – 10:50    ALS discussion

10:50 – 11:40    ALS skills station

11:40 – 12:15    CICO Crisis Resource Management Discussion

12:15 – 13:00    Lunch

13:00 – 14:15    CICO skills stations

14:15 – 14:45    Simulation Scenario 1

14:45 – 15:15    Simulation Scenario 2

15:15 – 15:45    Afternoon tea

15:45 – 16:15    Simulation Scenario 3

16:15 – 16:45    Simulation Scenario 4

16:45 – 17:30    Feedback and close


All courses run at Western Health are approved to proceed by the Western Health COVID operations team. If there are any changes to the COVID guidance we reserve the right to cancel the course to ensure the safety of participants and faculty. Cancellation would be advised as early as feasible and participants would be entitled to a full refund.

On entry to Western Health an attestation will need to be completed. This attestation confirms you do not have any COVID symptoms or are in mandated isolation. Please do not attend if you are unwell or in isolation.

We reserve the right to cancel any course if insufficient registrations are received. This will occur no later than 5 working days prior to a course, participants registered will be notified and their course fees refunded in full.

If a participant needs to cancel for any reason a cancellation fee will apply. The cancellation fee is the booking fee of 2.5% (this is already included in the registration fee).

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