Critical Care
When it's critical it has to be memorable

Trusted by thousands of nurses, hospital doctors and leading institutions across Australia, Critical Care Education delivers the highest standard of education and CPD for health professionals in critical and acute care.

This is streamlined, face-to-face learning, delivered by the best.

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Our Public Courses

It's more than CPD. It's education as incredible as the job you do everyday.

Acute Care

Recognising and Responding to Clinical Deterioration Course
Recognising and Responding to Clinical Deterioration

A problem solving approach to the assessment and management of a wide variety of patient conditions with the aim of improving patient safety and outcomes.

Introduction to Paediatric Nursing
Introduction to Paediatric Nursing

This one day course has been designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of clinicians who are new to paediatric nursing, or work in mixed adult/paediatric environments.

Anaesthetics and Recovery

Anaesthesia & Recovery Room Nursing The Essentials Course
Anaesthesia & Recovery Room Nursing - The Essentials

Designed as as both a refresher on essential concepts and to provide those early in their Anaesthesia & Recovery Nursing career with greater insight into their clinical practice.

Anaesthesia & PACU Nursing Course
Anaesthesia & PACU Nursing

For novice and experienced Anaesthesia & Recovery Room nurses to gain greater insight into their clinical practice and future developments in clinical practice.

Anaesthesia and Recovery Nursing in the Day Surgery Environment Course
Anaesthesia and Recovery Nursing in the Day Surgery Environment

This one-day course addresses issues specific to peri-anaesthesia nursing within the day surgery environment.

Critical Care

Critical Care Nursing 4 Day Intensive
Critical Care Nursing 4 Day Intensive

Designed to provide current knowledge and strategies that can be applied in any Critical Care setting. Presenting concepts from fundamental to advanced levels in critical care.

Critical Care Nursing 10 Week Course
Critical Care Nursing 10 Week

Presented one evening a week for 10 weeks, this short course presents fundamental to advanced concepts relating to Critical Care nursing.


Basic & Advanced Life Support Course
Basic & Advanced Life Support

Designed to equip participants with the necessary cognitive and psychomotor skills required to respond to patients in cardiac arrest in a health care environment.

Paediatric Advanced Life Support Course
Paediatric Advanced Life Support

Designed to provide essential skills relating to the assessment and management of Paediatric patients with life threatening arrhythmias.


Emergencies in General Practice Course
Emergencies in General Practice

This course focuses on subtle and severe presentations of the topics using a case study framework. Emphasis is on recognition, treatment and stabilisation while awaiting transfer.

The ALERT Course
The ALERT™ Course

Acute Life-threatening Emergencies, Recognition & Treatment - covers a variety of clinical conditions which, if not recognised and treated may result in death or morbidity for the patient.

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Our Educators are the best in their field


I don't just want to teach.
I want to inspire.

Ken Hambrecht,

Ken Hambrecht RN, ICU Cert., B.Sc, (Physiology & Biochem.), M.I.Biol, M.Ed., J.P. MACN

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What our customers say

The best presenters I have come across at an education event! Amazing!

Jo – Anaesthesia & Recovery Room Nursing Essentials, Townsville

I learnt more in four days at a Critical Care course than I had in an entire year at my ward.

Sarah Dalglish, Senior Nurse

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