The Procedures Course is a 2 day course that will teach you how to confidently perform a wide range of basic and complex resuscitative procedures. It is a collaboration between The Alfred Emergency Department, The Alfred Trauma Unit, The National Trauma Research Institute, and Monash University.
Sessions will have a heavy emphasis on acquiring hands-on skills for the management of the multiply injured complex trauma patient.
Procedures covered include:
Surgical airway (cricothyroidotomy)
Orbital decompression (lateral canthotomy and cantholysis)
Pleural decompression (finger thoracostomy and pleural drainage)
Vascular access (MAC line / RIC line / Intraosseous access)
Temporary trans-venous cardiac pacing
Scene limb amputation
The faculty will include specialists in emergency & trauma resuscitation as well as visiting surgical and obstetric specialists.
Visit the Faculty Page to get more information on individual faculty members
Located in the heart of Melbourne, the course will be held at the Melbourne University Anatomy Lab . It offers a state of the art lab and classrooms for procedural teaching on fresh, un-embalmed, donor cadavers.
Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience
Level 4, Medical Building
University of Melbourne
Cnr of Grattan Street & Royal Parade
Ray Last Laboratories
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Medical School South, 3 34a
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA
Located at the modern anatomy facility at the University of Queensland. It offers a state of the art lab and classrooms for procedural teaching on fresh, un-embalmed, donor cadavers.
Gross Anatomy Facility
School of Biomedical Sciences
Level 2, Otto Hirschfeld Building
(Cnr of Services Rd & Chancellors Pl)
The University of Queensland 4072
Located at the surgical and anatomical science facility at the renowned University of Technology, Sydney. It is one of Australia’s foremost dedicated human anatomical laboratories. The facility has world-class specimen viewing and preparation areas, fitted with cutting edge equipment and technologies that allow students and their teachers to work in a safe and comfortable environment as they enhance both their practical skills and their anatomical knowledge.
The Surgical and Anatomical Science Facility
University of Technology, Sydney
Broadway NSW 2007 Australia