Crisis Management in Anaesthetic & Recovery Nursing


Don Harrison Patient Safety and Simulation Centre,

Level 5, Delacy Building, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

Date details:

25th August, 2023

13th October, 2023

Online registration link: 

Click here to register online

 A payment link will be sent to each registrant prior to course date

Course overview:

The aim of this one day workshop is to improve team performance in anaesthetic/recovery emergencies using simulation and case studies.  


  • Anaesthetic/Recovery Nurses
  • Anaesthetists
  • Nurse Educators

Key topics:

  • Airway management in emergencies
  • Cardiac Arrest in the Operating Suite
  • Common Anaesthetic Emergencies
  • Roles and Teamwork in crisis
  • Reflecting on practice

Who should attend:

This workshop is suitable for all nurses working in the perioperative environment.  It is particularly suitable for anaesthetic or recovery room nurses, however it is also suitable for other perioperative nurses (eg.night duty, instrument/circulating) who assist in the anaesthetic or recovery nursing role.

Course enquiries:

Lingmeng Ding

Phone: 8382 2653

Course Pre-requisites:

A minimum of 1 years Anaesthetic and/or Recovery Room Nursing experience or 4 years perioperative experience.  This course is also suitable for nurses giving sedation in procedure areas.

During the workshop we will be applying Advanced Life Support principles and techniques so you may wish to review the ALS Algorithm etc prior to the workshop; 
The ARC Guidelines are available at the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) website  
Go to “Guidelines” (at the top of webpage) - The Advanced Life Support is section 11 and an Algorithm is found on page 8 of Section 11.2 (Protocols for Adult ALS).


$165.00 ex GST

Maximum number of applicants:



Please advise Margaret Butler via email if you have any special dietary requirements.


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Cancellation policy:

Refund if notified in writing 10 days prior.

Note: This course is free for SVHS nurses however a fee of $50 will be charged for non-attendance without notice/just cause.


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