Trauma Skills

Who is this course for?

Resident Medical Officers / PGY2's and Senior Resident Medical Officers / PGY3's
Priority to RNS & Ryde PGY2's and 3's - fee subsidised

Who offers the course?

Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre

Level of assumed/required knowledge

PGY2 general knowledge

Course overview

This half day workshop provides expert tuition in skills commonly used in trauma settings. Participants will be introduced to primary and secondary assessments.

Topics include:

  • Advanced suturing techniques
  • Chest drain insertion
  • Central line insertion

Course duration

7:45am - 11:45am

How is the course assessed?

Informal feedback provided. There are no competency assessments

Can this course contribute to an academic degree?


Course delivery

Introductory lecture, 3 stations, small groups, hands on approach, discussion and feedback session.
Training Technologies: part Trainers, synthetic tissue and animal tissue

The course is held at:
Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre
Level 6 Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital
St Leonards 2065

Course cost

S115 (inc GST)

Course dates

Currently taking enquiries for 2014

Is this course accredited for CME points?

Not currently but may be subject to change

Further information and registration

For further information, please contact the course co-ordinator

Contact person/Course coordinator

Kate Drabsch
Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre
T: 02 9926 4633

Last updated

October 2013