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Day One

Time Subject/Activity
0815–0845 Registration
0900–1000 The Role of the Perianaesthesia Nurse (Anaesthetic & PACU)
1000–1030 Morning tea
1030–1130 Pharmacology used in Anaesthesia and Post-Anaesthesia care
1130–1230 Monitoring 1; Cardiac Monitoring – ECG waveforms – Sinus Rhythm, Sinus Bradycardia, Sinus Tachycardia
1230–1315 Lunch
1315–1345 Muscle Relaxants & Reversal
1345–1500 Common Respiratory Complications including Laryngospasm, Bronchospasm & more
1500–1515 Afternoon tea
1515–1615 Acute Pain Management
1615–1700 Emergencies in the Perioperative Environment 1: Anaphylaxis

Day Two

Time Subject/Activity
0900–1000 Patient Assessment in the Recovery Room
1000–1030 Morning tea
1030–1130 Caring for the Patient having Regional Anaesthesia, epidural and spinal approaches
1130–1300 Monitoring 2; Capnography; Pulse Oximetry; Arterial Lines
1300–1345 Lunch
1345–1415 Emergencies in the Perioperative Environment 2: Malignant Hyperthermia
1415–1530 Difficult Airway Management – The Latest Guidelines
1530–1545 Afternoon tea
1545–1700 Discharge Criteria - How to know when a patient is 'ward ready'

More about the course
COVID-19 Update

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We will offer a virtual classroom of this course in the event that the public course does not go ahead. If there is a practical component to this course we will rebook you for the practical portion and assessment at a later date.

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Novotel Rockford Adelaide
164 Hindley Street Adelaide SA 5000

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