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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Dec
15
Fri
Mechanical Ventilation Workshop @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The mechanical ventilation workshop is designed for clinicians working in critical care areas who wish to enhance their knowledge of Mechanical Ventilation.
Topics include Invasive Ventilation, Non-Invasive Ventilation and High Flow Nasal Cannula. Different ventilation strategies will also be discussed.

Breakout sessions will provide participants with the opportunity to practice setting up the following equipment:

 Hamilton T1 ventilator
 Oxylog 3000
 RespironiCS V60
 Airvo 2
 Neopuff

Scenario based activities will also provide participants with the opportunity to trouble-shoot common ventilator problems.

View flyer here

Register here


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Jan
15
Mon
Basic Life Support & Use of the Automatic External Defribrillator @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Jan 15 @ 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

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Register here


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Jan
30
Tue
Aged Care Simulation Workshop @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Jan 30 @ 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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Feb
12
Mon
Adult Advanced Life Support @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Feb 12 – Feb 13 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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Feb
19
Mon
Mechanical Ventilation Workshop @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Feb 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The mechanical ventilation workshop is designed for clinicians working in critical care areas who wish to enhance their knowledge of Mechanical Ventilation.
Topics include Invasive Ventilation, Non-Invasive Ventilation and High Flow Nasal Cannula. Different ventilation strategies will also be discussed.

Breakout sessions will provide participants with the opportunity to practice setting up the following equipment:

 Hamilton T1 ventilator
 Oxylog 3000
 RespironiCS V60
 Airvo 2
 Neopuff

Scenario based activities will also provide participants with the opportunity to trouble-shoot common ventilator problems.

View flyer here

Register here


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Feb
20
Tue
Recognising and responding to acutely ill patients in hospital @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Feb 20 @ 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.

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Feb
22
Thu
Managing the deteriorating patient on dialysis @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Feb 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Topics Covered

Theory Session – Flame Room
 BTF and the deteriorating patient
 Review of NNSWLHD CPGs
 N/MIC and the A – G Assessment
 Escalating care as appropriate and ISBAR
 BLS
 Patient safety

Practical Session – Simulation Lab
 Resuscitation of a renal patient
 Immersive scenarios
 Safe AED use
 Reflective debriefing

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Mar
6
Tue
IV Cannulation Simulation Workshop @ Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Mar 6 @ 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.

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Online registration form


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Mar
13
Tue
Medical Emergencies Recognition, Intervention & Treatment (MERIT) @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Course Overview:
Responding to a medical emergency on the ward can be a daunting prospect. The MERIT simulation workshop is designed to provide you with the opportunity to practice the skills required to recognize, respond and manage medical emergencies in a safe environment:
 Febrile Neutropenia
 Anaphylaxis
 Sepsis
 Chest Pain

Cost $85 including GST, light refreshment included.
Registrations close 2 weeks prior to course.

Hurry numbers are limited.

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Mar
15
Thu
Mental Health @ UCRH Lecture Theatre
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Target Audience:  Registered and Enrolled Nurses & Medical Officers working in Emergency Departments and Wards that routinely care for the health and well-being of patients presenting with Mental Health conditions.

Topics include:

  • Mental Health Act
  • Schedules
  • Risk Assessments
  • Local policies
  • Case histories
  • Legal requirements
  • Medication Prescribing and administration
  • Seclusion / Observations

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Register here


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