Snake bite in Australia:

LEARNING OUTCOMES

                                                                                2 Hrs Interactive

First aid

Envenomation patterns

Investigations and management of suspected envenomations.

                Emergency Department management.

                                Resuscitation

                                Fluids/Pathology/VDK/Assessment

                                Antivenom

                                Complications

                                                Haemorrhage/DIC

                                                Circulatory Collapse

                                                Respiratory Arrest

                                                Cardiac Arrest

                                                Local Destruction

Potential pitfalls.

 

Toxinology:                                                        1 Hr Interactive

An overview of toxinology in Australia

Management of spider bite and marine stings

Medically significant jellyfish - Irukandji and Chironex in Australia

Recent controversies in first aid and antivenom use

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES SUMMARIZED

1)      Identify envenomation and potential envenomation’s

2)      Understand the principles of resuscitation for definite envenomation and developing of a system to manage suspected envenomation.

3)      Understanding the pathologic basis of envenomation and its sequelae.

4)      Developing a system based approach to envenomation in general

 

 

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References to Australian Snakebite Management