Learning Development

Quality solutions for your organisation

Medcast has the skills and experience to guide you through the full training and development lifecycle. We can develop a single course for a specific need or an entire learning and development program. We can also customise learning from our existing library of Primary Care and Critical Care content.

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A tailored healthcare education program allows Medcast to offer organisations the most cost-effective solution possible.
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Our Course Development Process

We will work with you to:

1. Needs Analysis

  • Define your organisation’s learning and development goals
  • Identify where there is a need to upskill your audience to achieve those goals

2. Learning Plan

  • Determine the appropriate tools to enable your audience to develop and practice these skills

3. Development

  • Develop the learning tools in consultation with you to ensure they are up to date, relevant and engaging

4. Delivery

  • Deliver the learning online, either through our systems or yours, or face-to-face

5. Evaluation

  • Analyse metrics to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the solution

Provider of Choice

A Provider of choice

  • 30 years providing quality health education
  • Access to over 35,000 health professionals
  • We have delivered education to over 100 organisations
  • Bringing over 80 courses direct to clients, every year
  • 90% of participants rate our courses as excellent or very good
  • Our educators are experts in their field

Medcast is proud to work with

  • Hospitals and Health Services
  • Peak bodies and not-for-profits in the health sector
  • Primary Health Networks
  • Federal Government Health Agencies
  • State Government Health Departments
  • Health Professional Associations & Member Organisations
Skillsets
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
AND MORE
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
AND MORE
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
AND MORE
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
AND MORE
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
AND MORE
Slide 9 Feature
Critical Care Nursing

Suggested topics:

  • Cardiac Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Pathophysiology
  • Cardiac Pacing
  • Respiratory Physiology
  • Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation.
AND MORE
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
Cardiac

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 organisation can be in healthcare education. 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

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