For many of us, wearing a mask is a necessary inconvenience. But for the one in six people in our community who are deaf or hearing impaired, wearing masks can be incredibly isolating. Anthony Cignarella is a nurse educator in our heart and lung team – he’s also hearing impaired. He’s put together some tips on communicating while wearing a mask.
COVID-19 is not a standard respiratory virus, it’s a serious threat to a number of vital organs. As medical specialists learn more about the virus and how it affects the human body, alarming complications are becoming evident including life-threatening blood clots in the lungs, heart and brain of COVID-19 patients.
This course is aimed at new graduate physiotherapists and those with limited acute trauma experience.
The content presented in this course will include basic acute trauma injury profiles and acute physiotherapy assessment and management skills.
Emergency Airway Management is a vital skill for all critical care clinicians. This immersive one-day cadaveric workshop provides attendees with invaluable hands-on practical experience, focusing specifically on the technical skills of airway management. The course is designed and delivered by the team that developed the acclaimed Procedures Course.