Rural Emergency Skills Program

Delivering education and training in the management of acutely ill or injured patients to regional South Australia.

The Rural Emergency Skills Program provides training in emergency medicine to rural practitioners, ED medical officers and nursing staff, paramedics and students through the delivery of skill workshops, courses and conferences and provision of digital learning tools. The teaching program for 2015 includes :

  • Rural GP Workshops
  • Nursing RESP
  • Special Skills Workshops
  • RESP Conference

Rural GP UPskilling workshops

The Rural GP Program delivers training to resident GPs in rural and remote South Australia. The course registration is funded by the SA Department of Health and accredited for the HIC procedural grant in emergency medicine and anaesthetics. The program provides 18 hours of training and involves on line (e-­learning) and a 1.5 day practical skills workshop. Topics include : Resuscitation of the critically ill / injured patient, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Basic and advanced airway management, Options for difficult vascular access, Cervical spine management in trauma, Chest tube insertion, Needle aspiration, Cardiac pacing and Non invasive ventilation.

RESP workshop eLearning (restricted access)

Further Information

Contact : Nikki Crichton, RESP Program Coordinator

  • ph (08) 8238 3333
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