Emergency Cardiology Workshop

Provider: Health Workforce Queensland

This one and a half day workshop will cover many aspects of Emergency Cardiology. Topics include, but are not limited to;

Chest pain, arrhythmias, heart failure, CPR, defibrillation, external pacing and ECG interpretation skills sessions, realistic patient simulation scenarios of acute cardiac emergencies and a hypothetical discussion.

This workshop is for doctors and nurses involved in emergency care of patients either on a regular or infrequent basis. The workshop will use a variety of teaching methods such as small group case discussions, interactive lectures, practical sessions and realistic patient simulation scenarios of acute cardiac emergencies. Pre reading material will be sent to you 3 weeks prior to the workshop and a reinforcing activity will be sent out 2 weeks after the workshop. You will receive a certificate of attendance once you have returned your completed reinforcing activity.

Date: Sat 19th & Sun 20th May 2018

Venue: TBC address, Cairns, Queensland


The lead presenter for this workshop is Dr Spencer Toombes, a senior staff physician at Toowoomba General Hospital with monthly outreach clinics in St. George. Spencer also trains GP registrars one day a week with Queensland Rural Medical Education. He is a senior lecturer for the University of Queensland, and a Coordinator of Advanced Training in Acute and General Medicine for the RACP.

A copy of the program can be found here


  • RACGP: 40 Category 1 Points
  • ACRRM:
    30 PRPD & 30 EM MOPS
  • Rural Procedural Training Grant
    ACRRM: 2 days emergency medicine grant
    RACGP: 2 days emergency medicine grant

Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea will be provided throughout the workshop as per the program.

Register and pay online here: https://www.ivvy.com.au/event/EMC8W6/home.html
Download the registration form here and send back to the Training and Events Team

Renee Masters
Ph: 07 3105 7800
Fax: 07 3105 7801

Website: https://www.ivvy.com.au/event/EMC8W6/workshop-information.html

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