Emergency Medicine Procedures for Rural Practitioners – 8 May

Western Victoria PHN, in partnership with Emergency Medicine Education and Training (EMET) and Ballarat Health Services, invite you to attend this Emergency Medicine Procedures Workshop.

5 x Learning Stations:

  • Ophthalmology – emergency eye procedures
  • Burns first aid – management and referral
  • ENT emergencies
  • Musculoskeletal emergencies
  • Alcohol and drugs of addiction

Note: The program is based on ARC guidelines but is not an accredited course. No formal assessment of skills will be conducted or provided.


  • RACGP CPD Activity points and ACRRM hours will be applied for.

Maximum of 18 participants, Minimum of 10 participants required for this event to proceed.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Perform assessment and dressing selection for a variety of wounds
  • Perform assessment and management for ophthalmology emergency care
  • Describe assessment of the common ENT presentations and perform removal of foreign bodies from a mannequin
  • Perform assessment of lower limb injuries using Ottawa ankle rule
  • Recognise the common toxidromes for drug overdose cases and appropriate first aid and management.

This event has been designed to provide an intensive, hands on environment for GP’s / GP registrars, working in urgent care, emergency departments, and rural or regional settings, to learn and practice some of the common and advanced emergency medicine procedures.

Each procedure will be taught and supervised by a Ballarat Health Services FACEMS and trainee FACEMS, Emergency Department Clinical Nurse Educators & Emergency Clinical Nurse Specialists.  All educators will maintain perspectives on rural practice in the region

For further information please email Helene Gilmore


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Last modified: 6 May, 2021

Event details



  • 27/29 Sloane St, Stawell VIC 3380