Events & Workshops

UCRH Workshops

All events and workshops are listed in our calendar. You will find information on dates, times and booking details for all our upcoming workshops and events.

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Aug
28
Mon
Adult Advanced Life Support @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Aug 28 – Aug 29 all-day

Course Overview
This two‐day ALS Program is suitable for health professionals in the provision of adult advanced life support in a clinical setting.  Accredited by the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN) and based on the latest 2016 Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, the program includes a comprehensive Adult ALS manual, access to an E‐learning quiz, plus a 2‐day interactive workshop including assessment and certification.

Topics covered in the workshop include:
 Adult Anatomy & Physiology
 BLS & ALS algorithms and principles
 Advanced airway management
 Electrical therapy
 Pharmacology
 Post resuscitation care
 Legal and ethical

View flyer here.

Online registration form


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Aug
31
Thu
Research seminar: Understanding and preventing unplanned hospital admissions for chronic conditions @ UCRH lecture theatre
Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Diagnosing Potentially Preventable Hospitalisations (DaPPHne) project: Understanding and preventing unplanned hospital admissions for chronic conditions

Presented by Dr Jenn Johnston and Dr Jo Longman

Where: Lecture Theatre, University Centre for Rural Health

When: Thursday 31st August

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

To attend the seminar please email reception@ucrh.edu.au by the Monday 28th August 2017

Videoconference and teleconference instructions:

If you are wishing to use a NNSWLHD or MNCLHD room to attend this seminar via video or tele conference you will need to book a rooms via your LHD video conferencing coordinator and provide the UCRH with the booked room dialling details.

Northern NSW Local Health District

NNSWVCBookings@ncahs.health.nsw.gov.au  (For further information and all NNSWLHD Room Booking enquiries please contact Carol Gray on (02) 6624 0375)

Mid North Coast Local Health District

NNSWVCBookings@ncahs.health.nsw.gov.au (For further information and all MNCLHD Room Booking enquiries please contact Bronwyn Maxwell on (02) 6588 2639)

Dialling instructions below:

Dialling Details for the UCRH Research Seminar Series

(Videoconferencing and Jabber dial in options)

 

From within the University of Sydney:  

From a room based VC Unit:
72133  
From a University telephone handset: 72133  
From Jabber Video: 72133@vconf.sydney.edu.au   (Click to launch Jabber Video)
 
 

Videoconference systems (SIP or H323): 72133@vconf.sydney.edu.au  
Videoconference systems (ISDN): (02) 8569 4833  
Teleconference number: (02) 8569 4833  
Polycom videoconference system: 129.78.4.20##72133  

 


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Sep
4
Mon
Team Leader Skills @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Sep 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Workshop Overview:
The Team Leader Skills simulation workshops for 2017 are specifically targeted to JMO’s and Registered Nurses wishing to
gain the skills and develop further confidence in their ability to effectively function as a Team Leader.
The workshop will include a presentation, immersive simulation scenarios and reflective debriefing to emphasise the:
 The qualities of a team leader
 Human factor skills required to function effectively in a team and as a team leader
 Principles of crisis resourcemanagement

View flyer here

Register here


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Sep
14
Thu
IV Cannulation Simulation Workshop @ Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Course content
•Review anatomy & physiology of veins/arteries
•Client preparation & education
• IV cannulation site selection
•Special precautions & safety considerations
•Cannula selections
•Safe use of local anaesthetic & infection control issues
•IV cannulation procedure
•Complications related to the procedure &/or site
•Competency assessment on a simulation ‘model’ arm

Numbers are limited.  Applications close one week prior to course.

View/download flyer here

Online registration form


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Sep
18
Mon
Aged Care Simulation Workshop @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Sep 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Using a combination of interactive lectures and immersive scenarios the workshop provides staff working in the aged care sector with
the opportunity to develop both the clinical and team skills required to manage an acutely unwell resident.
Topics include: Chest pain, Basic Life support, Foreign Body removal, Asthma, Head injury, Hypoglycaemia, and Clinical Handover.

Registrations close two weeks prior to the course.

Morning tea provided

View flyer here

Online registration form here


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Sep
19
Tue
Introduction to Simulation & Basics of Debriefing @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Introduction to Simulation

Workshop Overview: This workshop is designed to provide participants with knowledge of the basics of simulation, provide an orientation to simulation labs, teamwork and develop, conduct and evaluate simulation scenarios.

Basics of Debriefing

Workshop Overview: The aim of this workshop is to develop the knowledge and skills required to conduct learner centred debriefing sessions. The benefits of learner centred debriefing are explored along with the various debriefing theories and techniques. Participants will also be given the opportunity to apply the various techniques by conducting supervised debriefs of actual scenarios.

Cost: $100 inc GST.  Morning tea and light lunch included.

Registrations close 2 weeks prior to course.

View flyer here

Online registration form


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Sep
21
Thu
Social Connections Breakfast @ UCRH Lecture Theatre
Sep 21 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

On the day:

7.30am to 8.00am – Grab some breakfast and network on the UCRH Deck.

8am to 8.30am – Guest speaker

8.30am to 9.00am – More time to eat and network with colleagues on the UCRH deck.

Please register to attend: UCRH-social-connections-1.eventbrite.com.au


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Basic Life Support & Use of the Automatic External Defribrillator @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

This workshop aims to develop clinicians’ basic life support skills and confidence in using an AED.

Topics covered:

Theory Session

  • ANZCOR Guidelines
  • Assessment of airway & breathing
  • Initiation of CPR
  • Using the AED safely

Practical Session:

  • Basic airway adjuncts
  • Bag-Valve-Mask ventilation
  • Cardiac compressions
  • Applying pads & using the AED

Cost: $100 inc GST

View flyer here


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Sep
26
Tue
Recognising and responding to acutely ill patients in hospital @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

This workshop is designed to develop confidence and skill in the recognition and management of adult patients showing signs of clinical deterioration.

View Flyer here

Register here


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Sep
28
Thu
Crisis Resource Management @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Crisis Resource Management refers to the non-technical skills required for effective teamwork in a crisis situation.

This course addresses graded assertiveness, closed loop communication, mobilising available resources, as well as other concepts designed to improve team performance in crisis situations.

View flyer here


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