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A free three-part series covering essential techniques and procedures in anaesthetic care with a focus on low-resource settings, developed by Interplast and presented by leading experts.
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This valuable series has been developed by Interplast and presented by leading Anaesthetists as part of Interplast's commitment to providing quality, free education to healthcare professionals in low-resource settings. These vidoes can be accessed as part of your free Praxhub membership. If you have not yet joined Praxhub,
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Here you'll learn essential skills, techniques and procedures relating to the effective and safe application of anaesthesia that optimise surgical outcomes for your patients. You can watch the videos in any order.
For information about certificates of attendance and how to earn CPD hours/points, see the FAQs below.
Description: This training video, developed by Interplast and consultant anaesthetists at the Northern Hospital (Melbourne, Australia) is designed for anaesthetists and trainees to apply the Vortex approach to safe airway managmenet.The vortex approach is a framework, or an algorithm, that practitioners can use to safely manage a patient's airway and return them to oxygenation, before the occurance of an airway crisis.
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Anaesthetist & Senior Lecturer
Director – International Programs (Interplast Australia & NZ)
Description: This video will take you through the principles of positioning patients safely for anaesthesia and surgery. There are considerable physiological changes that occur with positioning that can affect patient’s respiratory mechanics, regional perfusion and cardiac output. Understanding this will assist anaesthetic providers to better tailor the delivery of their anaesthesia.This is relevant for anaesthetists, anaesthetic and surgical nurses, surgeons, theatre techs and anyone else who looks after sedated or unconscious patients particularly in the operating theatre environment.
Description: Performing a guided regional nerve block is a really important anaesthetic technique to ensure the comfort of the surgical patient.
Learning outcomes: By the end of this training video, participants should have a basic understanding of the following topics, with regards to ultrasound (US) guided nerve blocks:
Yes! Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance for each piece of education they complete. Certificates can be accessed immediately after completion and can be found in your Praxhub History (https://app.praxhub.com/history).
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Healthcare professionals may be able to earn CPD/CME for completing one or more of the activities within this educational series.
To earn CPD/CME points or hours for this education, please self-record with your relevant college or CPD/CME home in accordance with your local requirements. If you require a 'Certificate of Attendance', please see section below.
No. You can watch the videos in whichever order you like.
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