Nursing Emergency eXternal Trauma Program
This course is designed for nurses who may be responsible for the initial management of people who have suffered significant injury and who present to their health care facility for immediate assistance.
Alfred Alliance (AMREP) Education Centre
The Nursing Trauma Program (NEXT)
The emphasis of this program is the initial reception and resuscitation of seriously injured people. Program content will focus on a systematic approach to patient assessment and management using the primary survey approach to trauma care. Interventional skills and knowledge will be explored using evidenced-based recommendations and participants will be given the opportunity to practice these skills in hands-on workshops scheduled as part of this program. On completion of this course, delegates will receive certification from the Emergency & Trauma Centre, Alfred Health. This certificate will indicate a total number of continuing professional development hours completed (7.5 CPD hours). Organisations may choose to recognise this certification for internal credentialing purposes.
Who should attend:
Registered nurses with any amount of emergency experience
Registered nurse who care for trauma presentations at their hospital
Registered nurses who may receive a major trauma patient at their workplace and who provides clinical care