Cardiac & Surgical Conditions in Infants

This one day, interactive program is designed for clinicians who wish to develop their knowledge and skills with the initial management of the baby with a cardiac anomaly, arrhythmia and/or a surgical condition.

Presenters include nursing and medical clinicians who will deliver current, evidence-based information on the practical aspects of initial diagnosis, stabilisation and management principles of babies with suspected cardiac anomalies and surgical conditions.

Who should attend?
This course is relevant for health professionals working with neonatal patients in both rural/remote and tertiary centres, including:
  • Registered midwives
  • Medical officers
  • Registered nurses
  • Physiotherapists
Course structure & assessment

This workshop will cover topics including:

  • Stabilisation and management principles for babies with cardiac lesions
  • Differentiation of cyanotic and acyanotic lesions
  • Identification and management of SVT
  • Identification and stabilisation of the baby with an oesophageal atresia +/- tracheoesophageal fistula
  • Initial diagnosis and management of baby with diaphragmatic hernia
Practical skill stations will be available.
Duration & cost

8.00 am - 4.30 pm


Cancellation and refund policy

Mater South Brisbane Campus
Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane

For more information and a campus map visit the contact page.

Apply for upcoming dates
Date Location Cost Actions
04 Dec 2018 Level 4 Duncombe Building Raymond Terrace South Brisbane $330.00 Apply Now