Why Your Team Needs To Take This Cosmetic Practice Emergency Course

Dr Sean Arendse and Professor Greg Goodman come together with 3 key healthcare organisations to assist in further safeguarding cosmetic practice.

Ensuring the safety and well-being of patients is key when working in aesthetics. Although you may have not yet experienced a patient who has experienced an epileptic seizure, or a cardiac emergency, being equipped with the skills to safely manage a situation like this is highly beneficial to both yourself as a clinician and the patient.

Alfred Health, in collaboration with Monash University and the Dermatology Institute of Victoria, have come together to present the Cosmetic Practice Emergency Course to assist clinicians in aesthetic practice. This bespoke program is meticulously designed to empower clinicians and support staff with the skills and knowledge required to swiftly identify and manage medical emergencies within cosmetic settings.

Why attend the Cosmetic Practice Emergency Course?

In a cosmetic practice, the ability to quickly recognise and respond to medical emergencies can make a significant difference, often before emergency responders arrive. This course offers invaluable discussion points and hands-on training, enabling participants to deliver critical interventions in pivotal moments.

From anaphylaxis to cardiac events, epileptic seizures to chemical eye injuries, the curriculum covers a diverse array of life-threatening scenarios.

Basic life support certification will also be completed as part of this program.

Who should attend?

This comprehensive course is ideal for all clinic staff, including:

  • Experienced medical professionals seeking to enhance their emergency response skills.
  • Nurses and physician assistants looking to broaden their expertise.
  • Administrative staff, including receptionists, who play a crucial role in the initial response to emergencies.

The training ensures that every member of the clinic team can navigate complex emergencies with precision and poise.

Key features of the course:

  1. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification: Participants will earn a BLS certification, a cornerstone credential for both medical and administrative professionals. This certification enhances preparedness and ensures that all staff members can provide effective initial care in emergency situations.
  2. Hands-On Training: The course emphasises practical skills through hands-on training sessions. Participants will learn how to perform critical interventions, from administering epinephrine for anaphylaxis to conducting CPR for cardiac events.
  3. Expert Instructors: The program is presented by renowned experts (such as Professor Greg Goodman and Dr Sean Arendse) from Alfred Health, Monash University, and the Dermatology Institute of Victoria. Their extensive experience and knowledge provide participants with the highest quality of training and education.
  4. Comprehensive Curriculum: The curriculum covers a wide range of emergencies, ensuring that participants are well-equipped to handle various critical situations. Topics include managing severe allergic reactions, addressing cardiac emergencies, responding to epileptic seizures, and treating chemical eye injuries.

Register to enhance your emergency preparedness

By participating in the Cosmetic Practice Emergency Course, you will solidify your confidence and readiness in effectively managing medical emergencies. This course not only enhances patient safety but also ensures that your clinic is well-prepared to handle any unexpected situations.

Date: Thursday 15 August 2024

Time: 8.00 am – 5.00pm

For more information and to register, visit here.

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