This webinar series will help prepare you to manage a number of medical emergencies.
Emergency presentations are a common occurrence in general practice. While many are less severe and can be managed in the general practice setting, others need urgent assessment, management and secondary care referral. The rate of referral to A&E was estimated at 2.7 per 1000 encounters, and 1 per 200 problems managed. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29117892/
The most common reasons for ED referral were chest pain, abdominal pain, and fractures.
The assessment and management of medical emergencies in general practice is a constantly evolving field. The Medcast ‘Emergencies in General Practice’ course has been developed to address the management of common and serious emergencies in general practice, as well as incorporate the latest research and practice updates. This series will focus on the assessment and management of patients who are experiencing life threatening emergencies including:
Course content includes a range of learning options including case based interactive eLearning modules, clinical opals, online community, predisposing and post course knowledge quiz and interactive webinars inclusive of poll questions and moderated chat box.
This course has been formally accredited with RACGP and ACRRM for a total of 8 hours.
RACGP Activity ID: 415328
ACRRM Activity ID: 29313
On completion of all components of the course you will receive a certificate of completion.
Simon is a GP based in Newcastle, NSW, and a senior medical educator with Medcast. He also has medical education roles with the RACGP and GPSA. Over the past th...READ MORE
Ken Hambrecht RN, ICU Cert., B.Sc, (Physiology & Biochem.), M.I.Biol, M.Ed., J.P. MACN, has extensive experience in Critical Care practice & Medical edu...READ MORE
Genevieve is a GP in Regional Victoria who likes to inject creativity into medicine and medicine into creativity. She also works as an educator/ facilitator for...READ MORE
Justin is a GP who works in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health on the Tiwi Islands, north of Darwin. He is also a medical writer and editor of the Dia...READ MORE
Dr Clifton is a family medicine practitioner with special interest in paediatrics, reproductive medicine, women's health, sexual health and menta...READ MORE
Susan Helmrich RN, DipAppScNsg, BN, CritCareCert, CoronaryCareCert, TraumaNsgCareCert, CertIV(TAE), MN(Ed), GradCert(Ldrshp & Mgt) has extensive experience ...READ MORE
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Educational Activities: 6 hours
Reviewing Performance: 2 hours
Areas Of Interest: Emergencies, General Practice
Medical Practitioners, Paramedics