This is session will be held at Victor Harbor

The program is funded jointly by the NAHLN and SAPMEA EMET Programs
There is no cost to attend the evening and dinner will be included.
The workshops are open to all Medical officers, General Practitioners, Nurses and Paramedics working in Emergency Care settings

Registration is required

Each workshop is RACGP/ACRRM accredited and participants receive an attendance certificate for 3 hours of CPD. Additional CPD hours may be obtained with completion of the evening's online prelearning.

Topic : Respiratory Emergencies (same topic presented at 4 locations)

We will examine the patient presenting with difficulty breathing and consider immediate management priorities, differential diagnosis, role of investigations, treatment and disposition. The topic will be explored using a series of clinical case discussions and include examples of chest x-rays and blood gases, consider the increasing role of ultrasound in assessment and detail new approaches to providing respiratory support

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Differentiate clinical findings distinguishing moderate, severe and life threatening respiratory distress
  2. Prioritise the immediate management of the adult with serious or life threatening respiratory distress
  3. Contrast the differential diagnosis and emergency management of acute respiratory distress
  4. Discriminate the roles of CPAP/BiPAP and high flow humidified nasal prong therapy in the management of severe respiratory distress


Event details

Wednesday, June 29
06:00 - 10:00pm

McCracken Country Club, Victor Harbor

Presented By
Dr P Stuart and a multidisciplinary team

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