Primary Survey – Initial assessment and Management
This online Short Course introduces the key aspects of the primary survey and identifies fundamental management interventions in the context of an emergency department presentation. The objective of the Primary Survey is to identify all life-threatening injuries and conditions and to initiate resuscitation/treatment immediately. The Primary Survey is a structured, systematic process conducted on all clients that present to critical care areas. However, it can be applied to any context within the healthcare system.
What will I learn?
- Identify the keys aspects of the primary survey
- Outline initial assessment priorities
- Recognise the importance of baseline observations in the primary survey
Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.