The EPPS course will provide candidates with the theory and practical skills to perform a variety of emergency procedures as well as the knowledge of how to use procedural sedation safely.
|Course Date(s):||New for 2013!|
|Course Duration:||1 day: 8:00 – 17:00|
|Course Venue:||Cape Town|
|Clinical Director(s):||Dr. Flip Cloete|
|Logistics Coordinator:||Bianca Allison – firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Course Price in ZAR:||R 2 150 – Read our payment info|
|Certification Received:||Stellenbosch University|
Brief Course Overview
Health professionals working in busy emergency centres are often required to perform emergency and urgent procedures for various conditions.Often there is more than one accepted technique and this course will equip candidates with background knowledge about procedures and how to perform them practically and safely.Procedural sedation is also an important component of performing procedures and national experts will provide the theory on the different drugs available, how they should be used in a safe manner and how procedural sedation should be performed.
Who should attend this course?
This course is aimed at medical doctors who work in an emergency centre environment.
Why should someone attend this course?
Performing procedures correctly with the safe use of procedural sedation results in a good clinical outcome for the patient.This course will equip the candidate with the latest theory and provide practical experience that will improve patient satisfaction.
Detailed Course Outline
- Introduction and definitions
- Adverse events
- Post sedation recovery
Emergency centre procedures
- Nerve blocks
- Intercostal blocks
- Femoral block
- Wrist block and digital blocks
- Facial Clocks
- Basic fractures / dislocations
- Reduction and plastering techniques
Clinical Director Profile
Dr Flip Cloete
MB BCh (Pret), MMed EM, FCEM (SA)
Emergency Specialist working at Khayelitsha District Hospital, Cape Town