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AUSMAT Team Member Course

August 1, 2021 8:00 am August 4, 2021 5:00 pm ACST

This four-day course is designed as the first module of preparation for deployment as an Australian Medical Assistance Team (AUSMAT) member. Developed to expose participants to a range of essential techniques and survival skills to manage successfully when deployed into the field after a disaster.

This course is particularly focussed on testing the participants’ capacity to survive in an austere and hostile environment as a valued team member. Involves classroom and practical exercises including an overnight field deployment.

Course content includes:

  • Survival in austere environments
  • Equipment familiarisation/management
  • Hostile negotiation
  • Trip planning
  • Cultural awareness
  • Medical management of multi casualties in the field
  • Humanitarian operations
  • Crowd management
  • Water purification   

This course is for: Medical and nursing clinicians, Allied health workers, Emergency services workers, Environmental health officers who have completed a MIMMS team member course or MIMMS Advanced course and are registered on the volunteer disaster database.

Course location: Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland

Upcoming course dates: TBA

Participant numbers: min 12 | max 24

Details

Start:
August 1, 2021 – 8:00 am ACST
End:
August 4, 2021 – 5:00 pm ACST
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Website:
https://nationaltraumacentre.gov.au/education/ausmat-advanced-team-leader-course-671-823/

Organizer

NCCTRC Education
Phone
08 8944 8361
Email
admin.ncctrc@nt.gov.au

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