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Activity description

124875 - Anaesthetic Clinical Attachment

Australian Medical Placements

To assist with up-skilling and fulfilling the JCCA requirements for Barossa GPs Dr Andrew Michael will travel to the Barossa on a number of occasions throughout the second half of 2018 to conduct:
1. Supervised clinical attachment (one on one) with each GP which will include 1 hour individual pre-discussion of cases, 6 hours hands on clinical attachment and 3 hours individual post discussion of cases.
Pre-Activity - The group will be required to complete a pre-activity consisting of journal articles from the British Journal of Anaesthesia and ANZCA 2 weeks prior. Pre activity questions will be given to the participants for guidance in their pre reading.
Post Activity - The Pre activity questions will be re-visited and require reflective summation of learning.

Relevance to General Practice

The new Joint Consultative Committee of Anaesthesia (JCCA) requires GP Anaethatists to complete two requirements per triennium via ACCRM or RACGP.
1. Completion of 2 practices evaluation activities. For RACGP GPs these are a category 1 QI activity - clinical audit, suerpvised clinical attachment, plan do study act.

Learning outcomes

  1. Perform airway management in anaesthesia particularly in the difficult airway situation.
  2. Identify and manage a variety of anaesthetic crisis including anaphylaxis.
  3. Prevent anaesthetic drug errors through maintaining high standards of monitoring.
  4. Identify obstetric issues particularly spinal anaesthesia and haemorrhage.
  5. Apply strategies to improve quality and patient safety using best practice guidelines.

Domains of General Practice

D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
  • Communication with family, carers and others involved in the care of the patient is appropriate and clear

D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
  • Appropriate procedures are undertaken after receiving informed consent

D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
  • Critical incidents and potential critical incidents are identified and managed

D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
  • Quality and safety is enhanced through the effective use of information systems

Curriculum Contextual Units

  • Rural health

This activity is also available on these dates

Specific requirements
QI activity
Grant eligible
Anaesthetic Grant - 1day

Session summary


Wednesday 20 Feb 2019 6:00am - Sunday 30 Jun 2019 5:00pm

This activity is readily available at any time


Mt Barker - Various


Face to face




By invitation only

Target Audience


For more information contact...

Cheryl Davey
T: 0883335666