Because patient safety and quality are at the heart of what we do!
Studies have shown that a high proportion of adverse incidents in health care are the result of breakdowns in communication or poor teamwork.
Crisis Resource Management (CRM) is:
“a management system which makes optimum use of all available resources – people, procedures, equipment – to promote safety and enhance efficiency during a crisis situation.”
The ECU Health Simulation Centre specialises in training in CRM - training in a safe yet realistic environment using immersive simulation scenarios and debriefing sessions.
Medical Practitioners, including Fellows of the College of Emergency Medicine, Advanced Trainees (in their final two years of training), Emergency Medicine Certificate holders, Senior and Chief Medical Officers working in emergency departments.
If you’re a Trainee you must provide a letter of support from your Director of Emergency Medicine Training prior to your registration being accepted.
Senior and Chief Medical Officers must provide us with a letter of support from the Fellow of Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (FACEM Director prior to your registration being accepted.
The course aims to improve your understanding of human factors and their impact on the quality of team-based clinical care within an emergency medicine environment. It aims to stimulate and challenge the experienced physician practising emergency medicine.
Core modules that update key clinical skills:
Skills are practised in:
Because the emphasis is on learning and sharing information, there is no formal assessment of participants.
“I learned the importance of a team, as well as a leader.”
“I really enjoyed the simulation scenarios!”
“I learned the extreme importance of ‘closed loop’ communication.”
ECU Health Simulation Centre, Joondalup
Level 3, Building 21 Edith Cowan University
270 Joondalup Drive,
Joondalup WA 6027
This course aims to improve your understanding of human factors and their impact on the quality of team-based clinical care within an emergency medicine environment.