Ajust text size (less) Ajust text size (more)
Adjust text size
 

WA calendar and events

Back to previous page

Medicines and Poisons Regulations 2016

Were you unable to attend the Medicines and Poisons Regulations 2016 Update, view the recorded lecture here


 

Feb
6
Tue
2018
Provide Advanced First Aid @ PSA WA Seminar Room
Feb 6 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

This Provide Advanced First Aid Course has been designed specifically to address the needs of pharmacists and provides a higher degree of education in medical emergencies in order to meet the demands of pharmacists in a primary care setting. Developed and delivered by Pulse MET paramedics with extensive and relevant experience in many aspects of emergency response.

By attending this course, you will learn all the necessary skills and knowledge you require to provide a first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. This course consists of 7 hours of face-to-face training with pre-reading and an assessment task required to be completed prior to attending the workshop. Upon successful completion, you will be issued with a statement of attainment for HLTAID006 which encompasses HLTAID003 and is valid for 3 years.

Learning Objectives:

Element 1: Respond in an emergency situation
• Recognise an emergency situation
• Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services where required
• Deploy resources to appropriate locations as required in line with workplace procedures

Element 2: Apply appropriate first aid procedures
• Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as required
• Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
• Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
• Obtain consent from casualty where possible
• Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
• Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
• Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles

Element 3: Coordinate first aid activities until arrival of medical assistance
• Identify available resources required and establish communication links with appropriate personnel, emergency management services and medical assistance as appropriate
• Deploy correct amount of resources to appropriate locations in an effective manner to ensure timely arrival of required resources
• Document the provision of resources and recommend modifications as required
• Monitor the condition of casualties in accordance with first aid principles and workplace procedures
• Coordinate evacuation of casualties according to relevant evacuation procedures
• Arrange support services for personnel involved in the incident in accordance with relevant principles and procedures

Element 4: Communicate essential incident details
• Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
• Report details of incident in line with organisational policies
• Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

Element 5: Evaluate the incident
• Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
• Participate in debriefing to address individual needs
• Evaluate management of the incident and develop an action plan in consultation with relevant parties
• Review contingency planning to identify and select alternative management principles and procedures as required

Skills and practical scenarios:
• Cardiac Arrest, including the use of an Automated External Defibrillator
• Management of anaphylaxis emergencies
• Management of Asthma emergencies
• Trauma management
• Patient assessment, including a primary and secondary survey
• Infection control principles and procedures

Competencies addressed (2016): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.4.1. 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 1.5.3, 1.5.4, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 1.6.3, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3,  3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 5.3.4

Competencies addressed (2010): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.4.1, 1.4.2,1.5.1, 1.5.2, 2.1.1, 2.1.3, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.3.3, 2.5.1, 2.5.2, 2.5.3, 2.6.1, 2.6.2, 2.6.3, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5

CPD Credits:

PSA-Credit-icons_group-2-24Australalian Pharmacy Council logo

Accreditation number: CW18001A

Pre Reading
This activity has been accredited for 5 hours of group 1 CPD (or 5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 5 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 10 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

Face to Face Workshop
This activity has been accredited for 7 hours of group 1 CPD (or 7 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 7 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 14 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

Speakers: Pulse
Andy Symons
Mark McConnell
Pulse Medical Emergency Training

 

Refund and cancellation policy for events:
• A minimum number of registrants must be achieved for each PSA event. Registrants will be advised in due time and registration fees refunded if an event does not proceed.
• Cancellations received up to five (5) working days before the event are refundable, minus a $25 (inclusive of GST) registration service charge. After that cancellations are subject to the entire event fee. You may substitute for an alternative CPD event up to the equivalent registration fee, within the same calendar year.
• If you do not cancel and do not attend you are still subject to the entire fee.

Feb
7
Wed
2018
Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (CPR) @ PSA WA Seminar Room
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This Provide Basic Life Support Course has been designed specifically to address the needs of pharmacists and provides a higher degree of education in CPR in order to meet the demands of pharmacists in a primary care setting. Developed and delivered by Pulse MET paramedics (RTO number: 52678) with extensive and relevant experience in many aspects of emergency response.

On successful completion of the training, participants will obtain a certificate of attainment for competency HLTAID002 which encompasses HLTAID001.

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  • Identify what is involved in patient assessment
  • Manage a patient in cardiac arrest
  • Learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Learn how to manage the unconscious patient
  • Identify the correct Anaphylaxis procedure
  • Demonstrate effective haemorrhage control & shock
  • Demonstrate how to manage a choking and airway obstruction emergency
  • Demonstrate effective care in cardiac emergencies
  • Identify and respond to respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Demonstrate effective care in incidences of Stroke
  • Discuss Legal, workplace and community considerations
  • Identify what to put in your First Aid Kit

Competencys addressed (2016): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.4.1. 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 1.5.3, 1.5.4, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 1.6.3, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3,  3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 5.3.4

Competencies addressed (2010): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 2.1.1, 2.1.3, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.3.3, 2.5.1, 2.5.2, 2.5.3, 2.6.1, 2.6.2, 2.6.3, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5

 

CPD Credits

PSA-Credit-icons_group-2-6Australalian Pharmacy Council logo

Accreditation number: CW18002A

This activity has been accredited for 3 hours of group 1 CPD (or 3 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 3 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 6 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

 

Speakers

Pulse

Andy Symons & Mark McConnell from Pulse Medical Emergency Training

 

Refund and cancellation policy for events:
• A minimum number of registrants must be achieved for each PSA event. Registrants will be advised in due time and registration fees refunded if an event does not proceed.
• Cancellations received up to five (5) working days before the event are refundable, minus a $25 (inclusive of GST) registration service charge. After that cancellations are subject to the entire event fee. You may substitute for an alternative CPD event up to the equivalent registration fee, within the same calendar year.
• If you do not cancel and do not attend you are still subject to the entire fee.

Feb
9
Fri
2018
2018 Western Australian Pharmacist Awards Night @ UWA University Club
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Nominations are now open for Pharmacists who have made a significant contribution to the pharmacy profession in the following catagories:

  • WA Pharmacist of the year
  • WA Young Pharmacist of the year
  • WA Lifetime Achievement

Nomination form available here

Nominations close 20 December 2017

Winners will be announced on 9 February 2018. View the invitation here

For more information please contact our office on (08) 9388 2886 or email wa.branch@psa.org.au

Feb
19
Mon
2018
Immunisation Training Program for Pharmacists @ PSA WA Seminar Room
Feb 19 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Expand your professional role and be part of the global initiative to improve immunisation rates and reduce the incidence of disease.
  • Training used worldwide and in the Queensland Pharmacy Immunisation Pilot.
  • Nationally recognised unit from the Graduate Diploma of Applied Pharmacy Practice (10373NAT).

Who should enrol?

This training program is for pharmacists who meet the prerequisites and wish to gain the knowledge and skills to establish and deliver a successful immunisation service in community pharmacy, including administration of injections.

Delivery method

Blended training program that comprises two parts:

Activity Mode Duration Notes
Part 1: Immunisation Online Modules Online 11 hours Part 1 must be completed prior to attending Part 2. This will comprise of essential knowledge on immunisation and the role of the pharmacist.
Part 2: Immunisation Practical Workshop and Assessment Face-to-face 8 hours This will comprise of theory, demonstration and guided practice of immunisation. Participants will also be paired-up and assessed on injection technique using practice vaccine (saline).

 

Prerequisites

Participants must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Participants must provide evidence of currency in the following at the time of attending the Practical Workshop and Assessment:

  • Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)
  • Provide CPR (HLTAID001) *
  • ASCIA Anaphylaxis e-training for pharmacists or for health professionals

* HLTAID001 is not required if HLTAID003 was completed in the 12 months prior to the Immunisation Practical Workshop and Assessment.

Participants will not be able to participate in the Practical Workshop and Assessment if they have not completed the Immunisation Online Modules including achieving 80% in the assessments.

Learning objectives and competencies

Click here to view learning objectives and competency standards.

Course fees

PSA Member: $550 (GST free)

Non-member $640 (GST free)

CPD credits

PSA-credit-icon-Group2-35Australian Pharmacy Council logo

Accreditation number: CP18001WA

This activity has been accredited for 17.5 hours of Group 2 CPD suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan or 35 CPD credits.

First aid and CPR policy

In exceptional circumstances a participant can request in writing (email: immunisation@psa.org.au) a waiver of up to 3 months after the workshop to submit a current first aid and/or CPR certificate. The request must be made 2 weeks prior to the workshop. The participant will be advised that they will require CPR knowledge in order to successfully undertake the practical assessment in the workshop. If a waiver is requested and granted, PSA takes no responsibility if the workshop assessment is not completed satisfactorily. Should this occur the participant would need to attend another workshop to demonstrate competence and this would be at the participant’s expense.

Participants will not be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the unit APPIMM806A until all required documents have been submitted to PSA.

Refund and cancellation policy

  • A minimum number of registrants must be achieved for each PSA event. Registrants will be advised in due time and registration fees refunded if an event does not proceed.
  • Where a participant applies to withdraw after access to course materials either online or print based has occurred any refund of tuition fees paid upfront is at the discretion of the PSA and will not be refunded unless exceptional circumstances.
  • Course fees are non-transferable.
  • Request for changes of an immunisation workshop date that are received up to 14 days before the face to face workshop date are allowed without penalty, after that changes are subject to availability and will attract an additional 50% of the total course fee.
Feb
27
Tue
2018
Immunisation Training Program for Pharmacists @ PSA WA Seminar Room
Feb 27 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Expand your professional role and be part of the global initiative to improve immunisation rates and reduce the incidence of disease.
  • Training used worldwide and in the Queensland Pharmacy Immunisation Pilot.
  • Nationally recognised unit from the Graduate Diploma of Applied Pharmacy Practice (10373NAT).

Who should enrol?

This training program is for pharmacists who meet the prerequisites and wish to gain the knowledge and skills to establish and deliver a successful immunisation service in community pharmacy, including administration of injections.

Delivery method

Blended training program that comprises two parts:

Activity Mode Duration Notes
Part 1: Immunisation Online Modules Online 11 hours Part 1 must be completed prior to attending Part 2. This will comprise of essential knowledge on immunisation and the role of the pharmacist.
Part 2: Immunisation Practical Workshop and Assessment Face-to-face 8 hours This will comprise of theory, demonstration and guided practice of immunisation. Participants will also be paired-up and assessed on injection technique using practice vaccine (saline).

 

Prerequisites

Participants must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Participants must provide evidence of currency in the following at the time of attending the Practical Workshop and Assessment:

  • Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)
  • Provide CPR (HLTAID001) *
  • ASCIA Anaphylaxis e-training for pharmacists or for health professionals

* HLTAID001 is not required if HLTAID003 was completed in the 12 months prior to the Immunisation Practical Workshop and Assessment.

Participants will not be able to participate in the Practical Workshop and Assessment if they have not completed the Immunisation Online Modules including achieving 80% in the assessments.

Learning objectives and competencies

Click here to view learning objectives and conpetency standards.

Course fees

PSA Member: $550 (GST free)

Non-member $640 (GST free)

CPD credits

PSA-credit-icon-Group2-35Australian Pharmacy Council logo

Accreditation number: CP18001WB

This activity has been accredited for 17.5 hours of Group 2 CPD suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan or 35 CPD credits.

First aid and CPR policy

In exceptional circumstances a participant can request in writing (email: immunisation@psa.org.au) a waiver of up to 3 months after the workshop to submit a current first aid and/or CPR certificate. The request must be made 2 weeks prior to the workshop. The participant will be advised that they will require CPR knowledge in order to successfully undertake the practical assessment in the workshop. If a waiver is requested and granted, PSA takes no responsibility if the workshop assessment is not completed satisfactorily. Should this occur the participant would need to attend another workshop to demonstrate competence and this would be at the participant’s expense.

Participants will not be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the unit APPIMM806A until all required documents have been submitted to PSA.

Refund and cancellation policy

  • A minimum number of registrants must be achieved for each PSA event. Registrants will be advised in due time and registration fees refunded if an event does not proceed.
  • Where a participant applies to withdraw after access to course materials either online or print based has occurred any refund of tuition fees paid upfront is at the discretion of the PSA and will not be refunded unless exceptional circumstances.
  • Course fees are non-transferable.
  • Request for changes of an immunisation workshop date that are received up to 14 days before the face to face workshop date are allowed without penalty, after that changes are subject to availability and will attract an additional 50% of the total course fee.
Mar
7
Wed
2018
Provide Advanced First Aid @ PSA WA Seminar Room
Mar 7 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

This Provide Advanced First Aid Course has been designed specifically to address the needs of pharmacists and provides a higher degree of education in medical emergencies in order to meet the demands of pharmacists in a primary care setting. Developed and delivered by Pulse MET paramedics with extensive and relevant experience in many aspects of emergency response.

By attending this course, you will learn all the necessary skills and knowledge you require to provide a first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. This course consists of 7 hours of face-to-face training with pre-reading and an assessment task required to be completed prior to attending the workshop. Upon successful completion, you will be issued with a statement of attainment for HLTAID006 which encompasses HLTAID003 and is valid for 3 years.

Learning Objectives:

Element 1: Respond in an emergency situation
• Recognise an emergency situation
• Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services where required
• Deploy resources to appropriate locations as required in line with workplace procedures

Element 2: Apply appropriate first aid procedures
• Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as required
• Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
• Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
• Obtain consent from casualty where possible
• Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
• Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
• Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles

Element 3: Coordinate first aid activities until arrival of medical assistance
• Identify available resources required and establish communication links with appropriate personnel, emergency management services and medical assistance as appropriate
• Deploy correct amount of resources to appropriate locations in an effective manner to ensure timely arrival of required resources
• Document the provision of resources and recommend modifications as required
• Monitor the condition of casualties in accordance with first aid principles and workplace procedures
• Coordinate evacuation of casualties according to relevant evacuation procedures
• Arrange support services for personnel involved in the incident in accordance with relevant principles and procedures

Element 4: Communicate essential incident details
• Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
• Report details of incident in line with organisational policies
• Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

Element 5: Evaluate the incident
• Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
• Participate in debriefing to address individual needs
• Evaluate management of the incident and develop an action plan in consultation with relevant parties
• Review contingency planning to identify and select alternative management principles and procedures as required

Skills and practical scenarios:
• Cardiac Arrest, including the use of an Automated External Defibrillator
• Management of anaphylaxis emergencies
• Management of Asthma emergencies
• Trauma management
• Patient assessment, including a primary and secondary survey
• Infection control principles and procedures

Competencies addressed (2016): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.4.1. 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 1.5.3, 1.5.4, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 1.6.3, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3,  3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 5.3.4

Competencies addressed (2010): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 2.1.1, 2.1.3, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.3.3, 2.5.1, 2.5.2, 2.5.3, 2.6.1, 2.6.2, 2.6.3, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5

CPD Credits:

140320-24cpd-credit-iconAustralalian Pharmacy Council logo

Accreditation number: CW18001B

Pre Reading
This activity has been accredited for 5 hours of group 1 CPD (or 5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 5 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 10 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

Face to Face Workshop
This activity has been accredited for 7 hours of group 1 CPD (or 7 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 7 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 14 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

Speakers: Pulse
Andy Symons
Mark McConnell
Pulse Medical Emergency Training

 

Refund and cancellation policy for events:
• A minimum number of registrants must be achieved for each PSA event. Registrants will be advised in due time and registration fees refunded if an event does not proceed.
• Cancellations received up to five (5) working days before the event are refundable, minus a $25 (inclusive of GST) registration service charge. After that cancellations are subject to the entire event fee. You may substitute for an alternative CPD event up to the equivalent registration fee, within the same calendar year.
• If you do not cancel and do not attend you are still subject to the entire fee.

Mar
19
Mon
2018
Immunisation Training Program for Pharmacists @ PSA WA Seminar Room
Mar 19 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Expand your professional role and be part of the global initiative to improve immunisation rates and reduce the incidence of disease.
  • Training used worldwide and in the Queensland Pharmacy Immunisation Pilot.
  • Nationally recognised unit from the Graduate Diploma of Applied Pharmacy Practice (10373NAT).

Who should enrol?

This training program is for pharmacists who meet the prerequisites and wish to gain the knowledge and skills to establish and deliver a successful immunisation service in community pharmacy, including administration of injections.

Delivery method

Blended training program that comprises two parts:

Activity Mode Duration Notes
Part 1: Immunisation Online Modules Online 11 hours Part 1 must be completed prior to attending Part 2. This will comprise of essential knowledge on immunisation and the role of the pharmacist.
Part 2: Immunisation Practical Workshop and Assessment Face-to-face 8 hours This will comprise of theory, demonstration and guided practice of immunisation. Participants will also be paired-up and assessed on injection technique using practice vaccine (saline).

 

Prerequisites

Participants must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Participants must provide evidence of currency in the following at the time of attending the Practical Workshop and Assessment:

  • Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)
  • Provide CPR (HLTAID001) *
  • ASCIA Anaphylaxis e-training for pharmacists or for health professionals

* HLTAID001 is not required if HLTAID003 was completed in the 12 months prior to the Immunisation Practical Workshop and Assessment.

Participants will not be able to participate in the Practical Workshop and Assessment if they have not completed the Immunisation Online Modules including achieving 80% in the assessments.

Learning objectives and competencies

Click here to view learning objectives and conpetency standards.

Course fees

PSA Member: $550 (GST free)

Non-member $640 (GST free)

CPD credits

PSA-credit-icon-Group2-35Australian Pharmacy Council logo

Accreditation number: CP18001WC

This activity has been accredited for 17.5 hours of Group 2 CPD suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan or 35 CPD credits.

First aid and CPR policy

In exceptional circumstances a participant can request in writing (email: immunisation@psa.org.au) a waiver of up to 3 months after the workshop to submit a current first aid and/or CPR certificate. The request must be made 2 weeks prior to the workshop. The participant will be advised that they will require CPR knowledge in order to successfully undertake the practical assessment in the workshop. If a waiver is requested and granted, PSA takes no responsibility if the workshop assessment is not completed satisfactorily. Should this occur the participant would need to attend another workshop to demonstrate competence and this would be at the participant’s expense.

Participants will not be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the unit APPIMM806A until all required documents have been submitted to PSA.

Refund and cancellation policy

  • A minimum number of registrants must be achieved for each PSA event. Registrants will be advised in due time and registration fees refunded if an event does not proceed.
  • Where a participant applies to withdraw after access to course materials either online or print based has occurred any refund of tuition fees paid upfront is at the discretion of the PSA and will not be refunded unless exceptional circumstances.
  • Course fees are non-transferable.
  • Request for changes of an immunisation workshop date that are received up to 14 days before the face to face workshop date are allowed without penalty, after that changes are subject to availability and will attract an additional 50% of the total course fee.
Apr
9
Mon
2018
Provide Advanced First Aid @ PSA WA Seminar Room
Apr 9 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

This Provide Advanced First Aid Course has been designed specifically to address the needs of pharmacists and provides a higher degree of education in medical emergencies in order to meet the demands of pharmacists in a primary care setting. Developed and delivered by Pulse MET paramedics with extensive and relevant experience in many aspects of emergency response.

By attending this course, you will learn all the necessary skills and knowledge you require to provide a first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. This course consists of 7 hours of face-to-face training with pre-reading and an assessment task required to be completed prior to attending the workshop. Upon successful completion, you will be issued with a statement of attainment for HLTAID006 which encompasses HLTAID003 and is valid for 3 years.

Learning Objectives:

Element 1: Respond in an emergency situation
• Recognise an emergency situation
• Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services where required
• Deploy resources to appropriate locations as required in line with workplace procedures

Element 2: Apply appropriate first aid procedures
• Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as required
• Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
• Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
• Obtain consent from casualty where possible
• Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
• Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
• Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles

Element 3: Coordinate first aid activities until arrival of medical assistance
• Identify available resources required and establish communication links with appropriate personnel, emergency management services and medical assistance as appropriate
• Deploy correct amount of resources to appropriate locations in an effective manner to ensure timely arrival of required resources
• Document the provision of resources and recommend modifications as required
• Monitor the condition of casualties in accordance with first aid principles and workplace procedures
• Coordinate evacuation of casualties according to relevant evacuation procedures
• Arrange support services for personnel involved in the incident in accordance with relevant principles and procedures

Element 4: Communicate essential incident details
• Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
• Report details of incident in line with organisational policies
• Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

Element 5: Evaluate the incident
• Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
• Participate in debriefing to address individual needs
• Evaluate management of the incident and develop an action plan in consultation with relevant parties
• Review contingency planning to identify and select alternative management principles and procedures as required

Skills and practical scenarios:
• Cardiac Arrest, including the use of an Automated External Defibrillator
• Management of anaphylaxis emergencies
• Management of Asthma emergencies
• Trauma management
• Patient assessment, including a primary and secondary survey
• Infection control principles and procedures

Competencies addressed (2016): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.4.1. 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 1.5.3, 1.5.4, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 1.6.3, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3,  3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 5.3.4

Competencies addressed (2010): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 2.1.1, 2.1.3, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.3.3, 2.5.1, 2.5.2, 2.5.3, 2.6.1, 2.6.2, 2.6.3, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5

CPD Credits:

140320-24cpd-credit-iconAustralalian Pharmacy Council logo

Accreditation number: CW18001C

Pre Reading
This activity has been accredited for 5 hours of group 1 CPD (or 5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 5 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 10 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

Face to Face Workshop
This activity has been accredited for 7 hours of group 1 CPD (or 7 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 7 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 14 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

 

Speakers:

Pulse
Andy Symons & Mark McConnell from Pulse Medical Emergency Training

 

Refund and cancellation policy for events:
• A minimum number of registrants must be achieved for each PSA event. Registrants will be advised in due time and registration fees refunded if an event does not proceed.
• Cancellations received up to five (5) working days before the event are refundable, minus a $25 (inclusive of GST) registration service charge. After that cancellations are subject to the entire event fee. You may substitute for an alternative CPD event up to the equivalent registration fee, within the same calendar year.
• If you do not cancel and do not attend you are still subject to the entire fee.

Apr
10
Tue
2018
Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (CPR) @ PSA WA Seminar Room
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This Provide Basic Life Support Course has been designed specifically to address the needs of pharmacists and provides a higher degree of education in CPR in order to meet the demands of pharmacists in a primary care setting. Developed and delivered by Pulse MET paramedics (RTO number: 52678) with extensive and relevant experience in many aspects of emergency response.

On successful completion of the training, participants will obtain a certificate of attainment for competency HLTAID002 which encompasses HLTAID001.

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  • Identify what is involved in patient assessment
  • Manage a patient in cardiac arrest
  • Learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Learn how to manage the unconscious patient
  • Identify the correct Anaphylaxis procedure
  • Demonstrate effective haemorrhage control & shock
  • Demonstrate how to manage a choking and airway obstruction emergency
  • Demonstrate effective care in cardiac emergencies
  • Identify and respond to respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Demonstrate effective care in incidences of Stroke
  • Discuss Legal, workplace and community considerations
  • Identify what to put in your First Aid Kit

Competencys addressed (2016): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.4.1. 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 1.5.3, 1.5.4, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 1.6.3, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3,  3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 5.3.4

Competencies addressed (2010): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 2.1.1, 2.1.3, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.3.3, 2.5.1, 2.5.2, 2.5.3, 2.6.1, 2.6.2, 2.6.3, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5

 

CPD Credits

PSA-Credit-icons_group-2-6Australalian Pharmacy Council logo

Accreditation number: CW18002B

This activity has been accredited for 3 hours of group 1 CPD (or 3 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 3 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 6 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

 

Speakers

Pulse

Andy Symons & Mark McConnell from Pulse Medical Emergency Training

 

Refund and cancellation policy for events:
• A minimum number of registrants must be achieved for each PSA event. Registrants will be advised in due time and registration fees refunded if an event does not proceed.
• Cancellations received up to five (5) working days before the event are refundable, minus a $25 (inclusive of GST) registration service charge. After that cancellations are subject to the entire event fee. You may substitute for an alternative CPD event up to the equivalent registration fee, within the same calendar year.
• If you do not cancel and do not attend you are still subject to the entire fee.

May
1
Tue
2018
Provide Advanced First Aid @ PSA WA Seminar Room
May 1 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

This Provide Advanced First Aid Course has been designed specifically to address the needs of pharmacists and provides a higher degree of education in medical emergencies in order to meet the demands of pharmacists in a primary care setting. Developed and delivered by Pulse MET paramedics with extensive and relevant experience in many aspects of emergency response.

By attending this course, you will learn all the necessary skills and knowledge you require to provide a first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. This course consists of 7 hours of face-to-face training with pre-reading and an assessment task required to be completed prior to attending the workshop. Upon successful completion, you will be issued with a statement of attainment for HLTAID006 which encompasses HLTAID003 and is valid for 3 years.

Learning Objectives:

Element 1: Respond in an emergency situation
• Recognise an emergency situation
• Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services where required
• Deploy resources to appropriate locations as required in line with workplace procedures

Element 2: Apply appropriate first aid procedures
• Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as required
• Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
• Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
• Obtain consent from casualty where possible
• Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
• Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
• Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles

Element 3: Coordinate first aid activities until arrival of medical assistance
• Identify available resources required and establish communication links with appropriate personnel, emergency management services and medical assistance as appropriate
• Deploy correct amount of resources to appropriate locations in an effective manner to ensure timely arrival of required resources
• Document the provision of resources and recommend modifications as required
• Monitor the condition of casualties in accordance with first aid principles and workplace procedures
• Coordinate evacuation of casualties according to relevant evacuation procedures
• Arrange support services for personnel involved in the incident in accordance with relevant principles and procedures

Element 4: Communicate essential incident details
• Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
• Report details of incident in line with organisational policies
• Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

Element 5: Evaluate the incident
• Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
• Participate in debriefing to address individual needs
• Evaluate management of the incident and develop an action plan in consultation with relevant parties
• Review contingency planning to identify and select alternative management principles and procedures as required

Skills and practical scenarios:
• Cardiac Arrest, including the use of an Automated External Defibrillator
• Management of anaphylaxis emergencies
• Management of Asthma emergencies
• Trauma management
• Patient assessment, including a primary and secondary survey
• Infection control principles and procedures

Competencies addressed (2016): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.4.1. 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 1.5.3, 1.5.4, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 1.6.3, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3,  3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 5.3.4

Competencies addressed (2010): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 2.1.1, 2.1.3, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.3.3, 2.5.1, 2.5.2, 2.5.3, 2.6.1, 2.6.2, 2.6.3, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5

CPD Credits:

140320-24cpd-credit-iconAustralalian Pharmacy Council logo

Accreditation number: CW18001D

Pre Reading
This activity has been accredited for 5 hours of group 1 CPD (or 5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 5 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 10 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

Face to Face Workshop
This activity has been accredited for 7 hours of group 1 CPD (or 7 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 7 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 14 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

 

Speakers:

Pulse
Andy Symons & Mark McConnell from Pulse Medical Emergency Training

 

Refund and cancellation policy for events:
• A minimum number of registrants must be achieved for each PSA event. Registrants will be advised in due time and registration fees refunded if an event does not proceed.
• Cancellations received up to five (5) working days before the event are refundable, minus a $25 (inclusive of GST) registration service charge. After that cancellations are subject to the entire event fee. You may substitute for an alternative CPD event up to the equivalent registration fee, within the same calendar year.
• If you do not cancel and do not attend you are still subject to the entire fee.

May
2
Wed
2018
Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (CPR) @ PSA WA Seminar Room
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This Provide Basic Life Support Course has been designed specifically to address the needs of pharmacists and provides a higher degree of education in CPR in order to meet the demands of pharmacists in a primary care setting. Developed and delivered by Pulse MET paramedics (RTO number: 52678) with extensive and relevant experience in many aspects of emergency response.

On successful completion of the training, participants will obtain a certificate of attainment for competency HLTAID002 which encompasses HLTAID001.

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  • Identify what is involved in patient assessment
  • Manage a patient in cardiac arrest
  • Learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Learn how to manage the unconscious patient
  • Identify the correct Anaphylaxis procedure
  • Demonstrate effective haemorrhage control & shock
  • Demonstrate how to manage a choking and airway obstruction emergency
  • Demonstrate effective care in cardiac emergencies
  • Identify and respond to respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Demonstrate effective care in incidences of Stroke
  • Discuss Legal, workplace and community considerations
  • Identify what to put in your First Aid Kit

Competencies addressed (2016): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.4.1. 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 1.5.3, 1.5.4, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 1.6.3, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3,  3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 5.3.4

Competencies addressed (2010): 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 2.1.1, 2.1.3, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.3.3, 2.5.1, 2.5.2, 2.5.3, 2.6.1, 2.6.2, 2.6.3, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5

 

CPD Credits

PSA-Credit-icons_group-2-6Australalian Pharmacy Council logo

Accreditation number: CW18002C

This activity has been accredited for 3 hours of group 1 CPD (or 3 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 3 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 6 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

 

Speakers

Pulse

Andy Symons & Mark McConnell from Pulse Medical Emergency Training

 

Refund and cancellation policy for events:
• A minimum number of registrants must be achieved for each PSA event. Registrants will be advised in due time and registration fees refunded if an event does not proceed.
• Cancellations received up to five (5) working days before the event are refundable, minus a $25 (inclusive of GST) registration service charge. After that cancellations are subject to the entire event fee. You may substitute for an alternative CPD event up to the equivalent registration fee, within the same calendar year.
• If you do not cancel and do not attend you are still subject to the entire fee.

Back
PSA membership

Sign in or sign up for features available only to members

our vision: Improving Australia's health through excellence in pharmacist care