CENA Emergency Nursing Webinar Series

The College of Emergency Nursing Australasia have partnered with Think, Ask, Learn to deliver all fellows and members a monthly webinar series.

Each month a new presentation will be delivered live via webcast at 2000 AEST. The presentation will also be available for members to download for the 30 days following the live presentation, so if you can’t swap your shift to attend ‘live’ listen in later on for some evidence-based updates on ED care.

January 30th

What’s New? – A review of change over the last 12 months

February 27th




Managing the Fear- Paediatric Resus

March 13th

Arrhythmias that you thought that you knew

April 10th

I can’t breathe – Respiratory conditions in ED

1st May

Half Baked Emergencies – Emergencies in the 2nd/3rd trimester

5th June

Airway, Breathing Camera: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Trauma

24th July

Kids that Cook: Fever in the ED

14th August

Cardiac Arrest in Special Circumstances

4th September

Procedural Sedation: the Nuts and Bolts

16th October

Tropical Diseases we should consider

13th November

Cefcureeverthing: A guide to AB’s in the ED

4th December

Snakebite and other creepies that kill

Webinar Start Time

Please see below for start time in your state:

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Information for iPhone/iPad Users

  • The live webinar uses an Adobe product. To watch the live presentation users will need to download the free app “Adobe® Connect™ Mobile for iOS” from the app store.
  • Users then need to cut and paste the link into the app browser to access the session.
  • To watch the webinars at a later date, you will need to download Photon app ($6.49 from iTunes Store)
  • Other Mac products such as laptops and desktops are not affected by this and can be viewed through their browser. We have quite a number of people that login on iPads without any issues.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes: • Understand the new treatment options for Emergency presentations • Explore the interesting research findings and see if applicable to ED • Outline important research findings from 2017
Learning Outcomes: • Explore the role of the resus room for paediatric presentaiton • Outline the urgent assessment and triage of critically ill paediatric patients • Explore the emergency interventions required for critically ill paediatric patients • Investigate strategies that would increase confidence and reduce stress associated with paediatric resuscitation
Learning Outcomes: • Describe the various arrhythmias that are seen in the ED. • Discuss appropriate assessment of patients with an arrhythmia • Explore the treatment options for a patient with an arrhythmia
Learning Outcomes: • Explore the reasons for a patient presenting with shortness of breath • Understand the use and role of medication to assist in the treatment of respiratory conditions • Discuss critical decision-making in the clinical evaluation of respiratory conditions • Review the treatment & management of respiratory conditions in the ED
Learning Outcomes: • Understand the clinical assessment process in relation to a patient in late pregnancy • Explore the clinical assessment of a patient in late pregnancy • Outline the emergent and urgent treatment options for a patient in late pregnancy
Learning Outcomes: • Understand the common errors in relation to the trauma patient • Explore the strategies that can reduce errors in relation to the trauma patient • Discuss the human factors applicable to errors in relation to the trauma patient
Learning Outcomes: • Outline the common illnesses and injuries that present to emergency department • Understand the assessment techniques required for these presentations • Explore the evidence that supports their emergency care • Identify opportunities for improvement in your department for this common presentations
Learning Outcomes: • Explore assessment techniques for patient with mental health condition • Understand the data around cardiac arrest in Australia • Discuss the treatment options for unusual causes of cardiac arrest
Learning Outcomes: • Prepare and evaluate the patients prior to sedation • Distinguish between the different levels of sedation and recognize when a patient's level of sedation progresses from moderate to deep • Identify the drugs commonly administered to induce moderate procedural sedation • Manage side effects and complications of moderate procedural sedation • Explore how ED’s are able to improve safety of procedural sedation for patients in ED
Learning Outcomes: • Analyse and prioritise the importance of common tropical diseases and problems relevant to Australasia, Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific region; • Identify the microbiological, entomological and parasitic agents underlying these tropical diseases; • Critically examine and evaluate methods of diagnosis, management and prevention of tropical diseases of global importance
Learning Outcomes: • Demonstrate an understanding of the action of five different antimicrobial agents • Select an appropriate antimicrobial therapy according to the patient's condition, sensitivity, and other information • Outline the key concepts of antibiotic stewardship and the role of prevention of resistance
Learning Outcomes: • Understand the assessment of a patient with a suspected snake bite • Explore the strategies that can reduce the effects of envenomation • Discuss the treatment options for patients with a suspected snake bite