ADAPT: Detecting & Responding to Clinical Deterioration Webinar

Thank you for your registration for this CPD Webinar.  We will be in contact with details and payment instructions shortly.  We look forward to your attendance.

Are you a Registered Nurse or Health Professional looking to refresh and develop your skills?

Date: 25 September, 16 October, 20 November, 11 December
Time: 11am-2pm (AWST) 1pm - 3pm (AEST)
Cost: $165 (inc. GST)
CPD Hours: 8 hours
Online webinar - register to receive an access link

The Acute Clinical Deterioration online course is a 3 hour webinar based professional programme focusing upon the recognition and response to the clinically deteriorating adult in the hospital setting. The course utilises a mixture of presentations, workshops, and case study clinical scenarios to apply knowledge and skills using a structured ABCDE approach to the assessment and management of clinical deterioration. This approach to learning facilitates understanding of the core physiological changes linked to clinical deterioration, the need for rapid intervention, teamwork, communication and collaboration across professional groups.

  • Course Learning Outcomes

    1. Improve outcomes for hospital patients at risk of clinical deterioration
    2. Develop further understanding of the processes contributing to physiological decline
    3. Advance the practitioners knowledge, skills and confidence in the recognition and response to clinical deterioration
    4. Promote teamwork, effective communication and awareness of human factors in recognising and responding to clinical deterioration
  • About the facilitator

    Dr Steven Hardman
    Senior Lecturer | School of Nursing & Midwifery
    The University of Notre Dame Australia
    RN (Adult), DipHE Nursing, BSc (Hon), PGCert Higher Education, PGCert Critical Care, MSc, PhD

    Dr Steven Hardman is a registered nurse with 26 years of post graduate experience. Steve has worked in a variety of settings across the globe including clinical, educational and military roles. He completed a PhD at The University of Notre Dame Australia with his research focusing on the role and competencies of graduate nurses dealing with clinically deteriorating ward patients. His areas of expertise are within acute and critical care nursing, clinical deterioration, advanced life support and resuscitation. Steve continues to work clinically as a senior nurse within a Metropolitan intensive care unit.

    Steve is currently employed within the School of Nursing and Midwifery as a senior lecturer. This involves coordinating, developing and delivering several undergraduate and postgraduate nursing and multi-professional courses. Other roles and responsibilities undertaken by Steve include chairing the School Exam Committee, acting as academic liaison for undergraduate students, membership of the School Research Committee and the supervision of several higher degree by research students.

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