Care Flight MediSim program for 2017
To all our valued Volunteer Ambulance Officers,
The CareFlight MediSim trauma care workshops is running once again in 2017. CareFlight have been training Tasmanian first responders for the last five years and the program has been very popular amongst members wanting to get some additional skills and confidence in dealing with trauma patients on scene.
The Trauma Care workshop provides high quality, simulation based trauma care training to rescue volunteers in regional and rural Australia using experienced doctors, nurses and paramedics at no cost to the participants
The workshop is designed to complement your current training and is run by medical professionals that are experienced in the pre-hospital. They use simulation techniques to teach participants hand-on practical tips in dealing with trauma patients.
The locations and dates are as Follows
Swansea – Nov 23rd
Port Arthur – Nov 25th
Margate – Nov 26th
George Town – Nov 28th
North West Coast – Nov 30th
The course covers patient assessment on-scene, crush injury, airways management (with the equipment you use), Hemorrhage control, severe burns management & spinal injuries to name a few topics. The learning is brought together with a series of scenarios in the afternoon.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TRAINING DOES NOT PERMIT YOU TO OPERATE OUTSIDE APPROVED AMBULANCE TASMANIA PROTOCOLS
The feedback from participants has been very positive and is highly sought after by agencies around Australia.
We are inviting Volunteer Ambulance Officers wanting to receive this specialist training from medical professionals. This is free of charge to you and your agency and you may not get another chance for this training for some time.
If you are interested please email Dale Brown VAOAT Representative to CareFlight at firstname.lastname@example.org to provide your expression of interest. Please nominate your preferred location. If you are successful you will be emailed a Registration form to complete and Return.
For any further details please contact me on 0455 991 888
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