Course duration: 1 day
Course description: This practical one-day training course run by the Royal College of Anaesthetists aims to prepare
theatre professionals for working a low resource settings and austere environments.
For more information please visit the RCOA website: https://www.rcoa.ac.uk/events/developingworld-anaesthesia
CPD points: 5 hours CPD points
Pre-course learning: As a pre-requisite of this training we require participants to complete
Anaesthesia in Austere Environments online course from the Royal College of Anaesthetists.
The Anaesthesia in Austere Environments course is free to access as an e-course for any NHS
employee as e-learning Anaesthesia Module 15 on the e-LfH Hub.
Eligible specialities: This training will be offered to anaesthetists, operating department
practitioners (ODPs) and theatre nurses who have completed the core training pathway and the precourse learning.
‘Excellent course. Good equipment update. Interesting ethical discussions. Good to meet others
with similar interests.’
‘Very informative and invaluable to hear real life experiences of anaesthetists out in the field.’