Remote Trauma Skills
Centre for Remote Health

One full day offered in conjunction with National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre

Who should attend
Remote Area Nurses, Registered Nurses, GPs, Medical Students,Physiotherapists and Aboriginal Health Practitioners

About the Workshop
This one day practical hands-on workshop, this workshop aims to provide remote health professionals with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to be able to safely assess and manage:

  • the principles of triage
  • basic suturing 
  • how to apply a backslab within a pre-hospital environment

Learning Outcomes
Provide an understanding of:

  1. The principles of triage
  2. How to triage using the Australasian Triage Scale (ATS)
  3. How to triage in a mass casualty setting using the SMART Casualty Triage Pack
  4. How to prepare and process for wound assessment, cleaning and treatment in the remote setting
  5. Suturing techniques
  6. How to stabilise a fracture by applying a backslab


Karen Collas
Amanda Gill NCCTRC  Education Consultant
Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

Course Dates
Alice Springs
Tuesday 14th March 2017
Tuesday 27th June 2017
Tuesday 22nd August 2017

Tuesday 16th May 2017


Full fee $375

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