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In-house Courses

Quality education tailored to your organisation.

Medcast & Critical Care Education have programs that can be tailored to your hospital, primary health network (PHN), not-for-profit or organisation. We have been dedicated to providing quality education and professional development for health professionals for over 30 years.

The overall aim of our programs is to enhance the clinical standards of all attendees, and as such each and every component is designed to facilitate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of participants in developing confidence and competence in their practice.

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A tailored healthcare education program allows Medcast & Critical Care Education to offer organisations the most cost-effective solution possible.
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Provider of Choice

A Provider of choice

  • 30 years providing short courses, seminars and conferences.
  • Tens of thousands of health professionals have benefitted from our ever-expanding portfolio of training and development courses
  • We have run courses for hundreds of organisations
  • Bringing over 80 courses direct to clients, every year
  • 90% of our in-house delegates rated their course as Excellent or Very Good
  • Fundamental concepts through to advanced concepts.
  • Learn from leaders and experts in their field.


  • Tailor Content - Discuss key learning outcomes with our educators and we will adapt materials and sessions to address your requirements.
  • Cost Effective - Courses are held at your workplace or venue, with savings on per-delegate rates and travel costs.
  • Flexibility - Courses can be held at a time, date and location to suit you.
  • Team Building - Learn together with your colleagues to achieve better working practices and share best practice across your organisation.
  • Peace of mind- Dedicated and experienced L&D programme manager ensuring the process runs smoothly from start to finish.
  • In-depth evaluation - Our evaluation tools ensure informed follow-up on both individual and group achievements

Our Course Development Process

Course Process
Slide 1 Feature
Basic Life Support & Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Suggested topics:

  • Epidemiology & Causes of Cardiac Arrest
  • Assessment & Management of Airway & Ventilation
  • Assessment & Management of Circulation
  • Airway Management
  • CPR – Adult, Child, Infant
Slide 12 Feature
Emergencies in General Practice

Suggested topics:

  • Management of Medical Emergencies In The Medical/Dental Practice
  • Severe Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis (including Mammalian Meat Allergy)
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes including ECG changes
  • Envenomation
Slide 3 Feature
Paediatric Advanced Life Support

Suggested topics:

  • The Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines
  • Alternatives to IV Access
  • Defibrillation of the Paediatric Patient
  • Airway Management
  • Arrhythmia Recognition
Slide 7 Feature
The ALERT™ Course

Suggested topics:

  • Assessment & Management of the Patient with Respiratory Problems
  • Caring for the Patient in Shock
  • Anaphylaxis & Anaphylactoid Reactions
  • Chest Pain, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Angina, & AMI.
  • Drowning Syndromes
Slide 8 Feature
Anaesthetics & Recovery

Suggested topics:

  • Malignant Hyperthermia/Hypothermia
  • Oxygen & Nitrous Oxide – Helpful or harmful?
  • Paediatric Respiratory Emergencies & Resuscitation
  • When to discharge patients from the PACU
  • Post-operative nausea & vomiting
Slide 9 Feature
Critical Care Nursing

Suggested topics:

  • Cardiac Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Pathophysiology
  • Cardiac Pacing
  • Respiratory Physiology
  • Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation.
Slide 10 Feature
Clinical Pharmacology

Suggested topics:

  • Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics
  • Cardiovascular Physiology & Pharmacology
  • Medication Safety: Incidents & Errors – Strategies for Reduction & Legal Aspects.
  • Antiarrhythmic Agents
  • Platelet Inhibitors & Anticoagulants
Slide 11 Feature
Recognising and Responding to Clinical Deterioration

Suggested topics:

  • Essential Respiratory Physiology
  • Respiratory Assessment The Forgotten Vital Sign
  • Cardiovascular Assessment & Management
  • The Patient with Neurological Alteration
  • Infective or Inflammatory process – sepsis
Slide 2 Feature
CPR Instructors Course

Suggested topics:

  • Conducting a CPR Theory Session
  • Setting up for a Practical Session
  • Conducting the Competency-Based Assessment
  • Teaching Airway Management Basic & Advanced
  • Conducting a Mock Arrest
Slide 4 Feature

Suggested topics:

  • Cardiac Physiology & Electrophysiology
  • The Normal ECG Waveforms & Lead Orientation to the Myocardium
  • Rhythms originating in Sino-atrial node & atria
  • Arrhythmias originating in AV junction & ventricles
  • Heart Blocks, Bundle Branch & Fascicular Blocks
Slide 5 Feature
Medical & Surgical

Suggested topics:

  • Assessment of Fluid & Electrolyte Status
  • Fluid & Electrolyte Imbalances
  • The Use & Abuse of Intravenous Solutions
  • Acute Renal Failure, Hepatic Failure, Cardiac Failure
  • Postoperative Complications & their Management
Slide 6 Feature
High Dependency & High Acuity

Suggested topics:

  • Respiratory Problems including Lung Function Testing, Breath Sounds
  • Can You Trust a Pulse Oximeter?
  • Oxygen Therapy & Humidification – Getting it Right
  • Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances
  • Cardiac Monitoring

We know how time poor organisations can be. That's why we offer a holistic and bespoke set of solutions to not just improve the standard of healthcare across Australia, but to make the process easier, smarter and more effective or organisations.

Our team of experienced educators can deliver innovative up-to-date education to give your organisation the skills they need, at a time, date and location that suits you.

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