Version Effective: 9th of August, 2017
Version Effective: 9th of August, 2017

PDC20092 - Primary Survey - Initial Assessment and Management

Course Details

Course Summary

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.  

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

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 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Course Outline

1 hour
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify the keys aspects of the primary survey Patient Assessment
  2. Outline initial assessment priorities
  3. Recognise the importance of baseline observations in the primary survey.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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