Toxicological Emergencies - Port Hedland

Toxicological Emergencies - Port Hedland

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This Rural Health West CPD workshop, presented by leading specialists in the field, has been designed to offer practising rural medical practitioners an update in toxicological emergencies.

This one day workshop covers general and specific topics related to poisoning and local toxicology, using an interactive tutorial format concentrating on small group discussions of case scenarios.

The workshop content includes:

• Understand the pathophysiology and clinical effects of common envenomation (snake, spider and marine).
• Improve ability to decide on patient disposition and appropriately stabilise patients for transport.
• Improve understanding of the appropriate use of first aid and investigations
• Identify and list common poisonings
• Apply a systematic diagnostic approach in toxicological presentations to increase patient safety.

Eligibility: priority will be given to currently practising medical practitioners and emergency department health professionals within the region.

Length: one day. 8.15am - 5.40pm

Cost: free of charge

Accreditation: this workshop is accredited with RACGP and ACRRM for continuing professional development points and is approved for the Rural Procedural Grants Program. Please contact your relevant college before attending training if you wish to apply for the grant. 

Workshops Cancellation/Refund Policy: Cancellations received four weeks prior to the workshop will receive a full refund of workshop fee. Cancellations received fourteen (14) days prior will receive a 50 per cent refund. Refunds for cancellations received with less than fourteen (14) days’ notice will be considered on an individual case basis.

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