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For many of us, wearing a mask is a necessary inconvenience. But for the one in six people in our community who are deaf or hearing impaired, wearing masks can be incredibly isolating. Anthony Cignarella is a nurse educator in our heart and lung team – he’s also hearing impaired. He’s put together some tips on communicating while wearing a mask.
COVID-19 is not a standard respiratory virus, it’s a serious threat to a number of vital organs. As medical specialists learn more about the virus and how it affects the human body, alarming complications are becoming evident including life-threatening blood clots in the lungs, heart and brain of COVID-19 patients.
Due to COVID-19, Semester 1 of the EMRC in 2021 will be delivered completely online!
Take advantage of current social distancing measures by utilising the extra time spent at home to complete your Australasian College for Emergency Medicine 4.10 requirement.
This international half-day course is aimed at providing health care personnel with the skills and knowledge to manage the patient in the immediate period of crisis. The program covers a refresher of the ALS1 full day course content i.e. the recognition, assessment and immediate management of the critically ill and deteriorating patient.