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SLE News and Events
|20th and 21st June 2015|
|13th & 14th June 2015|
|7th to 9th May 2015|
The Simulated Learning Environments (SLE) North West Coordinator – Matthew Wooler (in the middle in the picture on the left) visited King Island on the 20th and 21st June 2015, in conjunction with The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM). The curriculum offered the medical and nursing staff a comprehensive program based around emergency skills including chest drain insertion, airway emergencies, seizures, interosseous access and the mental health act. The learning outcomes were consolidated through adult, paediatric and hybrid simulation.
The weekend aims to assist medical undergraduate students to prepare for rural and remote settings and consolidate emergency response skills and assessment and communication skills. It is provided for year 5 medical undergraduate students and includes theoretical sessions by experienced clinicians, practical skills assessment, airway management and simulations to consolidate all the learning over the weekend. The weekend includes the generous support of the Oatlands community for accommodation, catering and role playing and their assistance is invaluable in the success of the weekend.
Agfest - a multi-award winning event organised by the volunteer members of the Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania, offered an exciting opportunity for business and community stakeholders to attend at the Quercus Youth Park, Carrick, in Tasmania’s northern midlands.
Around 3000 people visited the University of Tasmania (UTAS) tent over 3 days (7th, 8th and 9th May 2015). Students from Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy, Exercise Physiology and the general public (including school groups) had the chance to participate in simulation based activity conducted by TCEN; to practice their life support and CPR skills. The weather was challenging at times but the people made this a very enjoyable event for all involved.