This course is designed to provide both novice & experienced Anaesthesia & Recovery Room nurses with greater insight into their clinical practice. This will be achieved by the presentation of a range of issues pertinent to current practice & include newer concepts & developments which will shape the future of clinical practice.

Topics will include: Understanding & complying with PS08, ANZCA ‘Assistant to the Anaesthetist’, Extended Recovery After Surgery, Lessons from the Coroners Court, Respiratory & Cardiac Assessment, Intubation & Associated Complications, Extubation, Platelet Inhibitors & Anticoagulants, What Anaesthesia to Choose, & Legal Issues. A range of case histories will be used to provide a practical basis for many of these topics.

Additionally, this course offers the chance to have your burning Anaesthesia & PACU nursing questions answered. Simply email your questions at least 2 weeks prior and we’ll answer the best ones during the course.

This course will also be of value to any nurse who desires to know more about the procedures that their patients are about to undergo or have undergone whilst in the operating room.

As many people do this course on an annual basis, course content and topics change each year. This course has sold out in various locations 7 years running so get a group together and register early to ensure your place.

We have never cancelled a course, so with Critical Care Education Services you can book early with confidence.

Nurses attending this course will earn 12 CPD hours.