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This web site - The Procedures Course Site (the “Site”) is operated and owned by The Alfred Shock Trauma & Resuscitation (STAR) Program. The information, documents, services, and products available on and through this Site (“Services”) are subject to the terms, conditions, and disclaimers set forth below (the “Terms of Service”).

By registering as a participant or by using The Procedures Course Site (the "Site") in any way, you accept these Terms of Service ("Agreement"), which forms a binding agreement between you (the reader or any other user of the "Site") and The Site Owners. If you do not wish to be bound by this Agreement, do not use The Procedures Course Content Website (the "Site").

Using Our Services »

We put a lot of work into creating this website and providing the best experience possible!

This Site and our Services are provided solely for your exclusive personal, educational, non-commercial use for general medical exam review and should not be relied upon to treat patients or diagnose disease. You agree to use the Site and Services only for lawful purposes and the permitted uses described above. No other use of The Procedures Course Content website, the Site, or our Services is authorised.

Your use of our Site or Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Services or the content that you access. You agree that you have no right to resell, publish, copy, transmit, redistribute, participate in the sale or transfer of, modify, compile, or create derivative works based in whole or part on the Site or our Services.

The Alfred STAR Program reserves the right to terminate your use of the Site and our Services in the event of any breach of any part of these Terms of Service.

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We are committed to providing on-line privacy and security to users of its Site and takes precautions to protect our users’ information.

Our privacy policy explains how we treat your personal data and protect your privacy when you use our Services. By using our Services, you agree that Alfred STAR Program use such data in accordance with our privacy policies.

We respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement and terminate accounts of repeat infringers according to the process set out in the Australian Copyright Amendment Act (2006).

Our Warranties and Disclaimers »

Our courses and any relating documentation provide general information about the provision of medical care. Content is aimed at appropriately licensed and trained medical practitioners.

The words and other content provided in course documents, and in any linked materials, are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice. If the reader or any other person has a medical concern, he or she should consult with an appropriately licensed physician or other health care worker. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read within course documents or in any linked materials. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 000 immediately. Course information is provided on the basis that all persons accessing this document undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content with particular regard to the utility of this information and the practice of any procedures within their current location and scope of practice.

We make every attempt to ensure the accuracy and reliability of information; however students/users/viewers with appropriate medical training should be aware of the following:

  • Content is based on best available evidence at the time of delivery. Updates to evidence should always be considered.
  • Indications and contraindications of any procedure are meant as a guide and should never replace local scope of practice provisions, protocols, guidelines or standard operating procedures.
  • We do not accept any liability for outcomes related to or resulting from performing any procedures or to any person for any injury or liability incurred as a result of the use of this information.
  • Course information is subject to change without notice.
  • Information within courses and course documents have been complied to complement each other and should not be taken in isolation.
  • The course does not represent a formal credentialing process for the performance of any skills or procedures in clinical practice. Credentialing remains the responsibility of the individual and/or organisation(s) whom the individual represents.

Note: In this disclaimer the term ‘Information’ includes any information (in whatever format) contained or incorporated into this website by references or any information stored and served by this website.

About These Terms »

We reserve the right to revise these Terms of Service by updating this posting at any time and those additional terms become a part of your agreement with us if you use those Services. The Alfred STAR Program reserves the right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the Site or any Services contained in or provided through the Site.

You should visit this page periodically to review the current Terms of Service.

If there is a conflict between these terms and any additional terms, the additional terms will control for that conflict. If you do not agree to the modified terms, then you should discontinue your use of the Services.

If any provision hereof is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, it shall be severed and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force without being invalidated in any way.

No waiver by Alfred STAR Program of any provisions of these Terms of Service shall be binding except as set forth in writing signed by a duly authorised representative.

These Terms of Use and your use of the Site and our Services shall be governed by the laws of the state of Victoria, Australia without regard to conflict of laws rules. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal or state courts located in the State of Victoria, Australia for any disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms of Service, the Site, or the Services.