EDUCATION

Courses and resources for emergency professionals

RESEARCH

Practice changing projects and programs

Global programs

Contributions to emergency care across the world

CLINICAL EXCELLENCE

Commitment to providing timely, quality care

Operating Australasia’s busiest trauma centre, a major metropolitan emergency department and a community-based emergency department treating adult and paediatric patients, Alfred Health is a leader in the provision of emergency and trauma care. Our inter-disciplinary team works together to provide timely, quality care. Based on this ethos we have developed a broad range of education and knowledge exchange activities open to all healthcare professionals and delivered in collaboration with Monash University.

OPEN ACCESS EDUCATION

SHORT COURSES & CONFERENCES

CERTIFICATE COURSES

POST GRADUATE AWARDS

GLOBAL COLLABORATIONS

MODELS OF CARE

OPEN ACCESS EDUCATION

SHORT COURSES & CONFERENCES

CERTIFICATE COURSES

POST GRADUATE AWARDS

GLOBAL COLLABORATIONS

MODELS OF CARE

OPEN ACCESS EDUCATION

SHORT COURSES & CONFERENCES

CERTIFICATE COURSES

POST GRADUATE AWARDS

GLOBAL COLLABORATIONS

MODELS OF CARE

In The News

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

A 30-year old woman presents to your Emergency Department complaining of mild abdominal discomfort and exertional dyspnoea. She feels well and doesn’t particularly want to be in hospital, but was told to present by her fertility team as she had recently had in-vitro fertilisation.

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Croup
Croup

Croup is one of the diseases we own. This is the quintessential paediatric ED reg condition. Often the triage nurse will give the dex before you’ve even seen the patient. But have you thought about what you are going to do if the dex doesn’t work?

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Fast Friday #6 – Spinal Injury
Fast Friday #6 – Spinal Injury

A 30 year old bricklayer has fallen 3m off scaffolding onto the hard ground below and has been unable to mobilise since the incident. The patient presents complaining of back pain with associated altered motor function and sensation to his lower limbs. He is GCS 15 and his vital signs read a BP 80/40 mmHg, Heart Rate 47bpm, Oxygen Saturations of 100% on room air and his temperature is 37 degrees Celsius. He has warm hands and feet. On examination you notice that power of his lower limbs is 0/5 in all myotomes and he cannot appreciate sensation below the dermatome level of T4.

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Metabolic Alkalosis
Metabolic Alkalosis

It’s 4:20am on a night shift, and you’ve finally caught up with the waiting patient list. Just as you’re thinking about where you could source some caffeine, you see a 26 year old male come up on the screen. The triage note reads: “2/7 epigastric pain, can’t sleep tonight”. You barely get a chance to chart the pink lady when a nurse places a venous gas result in front of you.

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