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Remote Pre-Hospital Trauma and Disaster Course (RPHTDC)

October 16 12:00 pm October 18 10:30 am Tennant Creek

Open for registrations

Registrations closes: October 1st 2023

Number of participants: Min 12 / Max 18

Please note: Day 1: 12noon – 1700hrs. Day 2: 0800-1700hrs Day 3: 0800-1030hrs

Location: Tennant Creek

This course will be run over 3 days and is for personnel who attend pre-hospital incidents. The course provides participants with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to safely and effectively manage trauma or disaster patients in the pre-hospital environment.

At the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the assessment and effective management of a vehicle crash scene
  • Demonstrate the assessment and effective management of trapped casualties
  • Demonstrate the safe extrication of trapped casualties
  • Discuss the importance of and demonstrate working effectively within a team setting
  • Discuss how to safely approach a house when attending a call out
  • Demonstrate the triage sort and sieve, treatment and transport principles used within mass casualty incidents

Suitable Participants:

Remote Area Nurses, Remote Medical Practitioners, Medical and Nursing professionals, Retrieval Specialists, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners (ATSIHPs), Emergency Services, Mine Rescue and Australian Defence Force health personnel.

Course Cost:

Northern Territory Government staff members: $300.00 [pp incl. GST]

Non Northern Territory Government staff: $600.00 [pp incl. GST]

[prices and course availability are subject to change]


Participant Testimonials

“Being more knowledgeable if I was to come across an accident now. Having come across an accident recently I feel I would deal with it much better and definitely more safely!!”

“The practical exercise around MVA extrication and safety was a highlight.”

“The days were full and informative. Very enjoyable. A great learning environment facilitated by a great team.”