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PDC20092 - Primary Survey – Initial Assessment and Management

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course introduces the key aspects of the primary survey and identifies fundamental management interventions in the context of an emergency department presentation.  The objective of the Primary Survey is to identify all life-threatening injuries and conditions and to initiate resuscitation/treatment immediately.  The Primary Survey is a structured, systematic process conducted on all clients that present to critical care areas.  However, it can be applied to any context within the healthcare system.

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

1 hour

Career Opportunities

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course introduces the key aspects of the primary survey and identifies fundamental management interventions in the context of an emergency department presentation.  The objective of the Primary Survey is to identify all life-threatening injuries and conditions and to initiate resuscitation/treatment immediately.  The Primary Survey is a structured, systematic process conducted on all clients that present to critical care areas.  However, it can be applied to any context within the healthcare system.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify the key aspects of the primary survey Patient Assessment
  2. Outline initial assessment priorities
  3. Recognise the importance of baseline observations in the primary survey.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au