Complex Trauma Care Nursing Workshop ($125) 8:00am – 4:30pm
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Thursday 9 Sept

A one-day interactive course with a focus on the advanced concepts and their application in caring for the critically injured.

This workshop is designed for senior registered nurses, clinical nurses and clinical nurse consultants from critical care and surgical specialities.

Program Outline:

  • Introduction to complex trauma care
  • Overview of trauma systems and assessment
  • A, B, C, D of trauma care
  • Critical bleeding and acute traumatic coagulopathy
  • Small group practical skill stations
  • Complications of trauma and patient focused trauma care
  • Trauma care; special populations


Each participant will be awarded a certificate of completion at the end of the workshop.
If you have any enquiries for this workshop, please contact

Interdisciplinary Trauma Forum ($100) 9:00am – 5:00pm
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Thursday 9 Sept

An inclusive trauma system involves an interdisciplinary approach to injury prevention, pre-hospital care, acute in-hospital care, rehabilitation, community partnerships, research, education and quality improvement.

We invite all interdisciplinary healthcare professionals who are actively involved in trauma care, trauma services, or the wider trauma system to participate in this full-day interactive forum.

  • Invited Speakers from across all dimensions of trauma care will present on areas of high interest, with several international key speakers participating in the forum.
  • Rapid Fire abstract submission (see details below) encourages participants to share an innovative project, quality improvement initiative or their latest research.
  • Market Place encourages participants to prepare a 30 second pitch on a trauma initiative or project they are involved in or would like to collaborate on.

Round Table Discussions will focus on nursing, allied health and data management

Call for Rapid Fire Abstracts

Do you have something to share with your colleagues that may improve patient care through injury prevention, data collection, clinical care, education or research? We would strongly encourage you to submit an abstract for consideration.

Please complete the Rapid Fire Abstract Form by the deadline of July 16, 2021

Trauma Research Forum (Free) 9:00am – 1:00pm
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Thursday 9 Sept

This interactive workshop will provide a combination of presentations from experienced trauma researchers and presentations of new research ideas.  Presentations on key topics will include tips for writing research proposals and publishing your findings, as well as avenues for communicating your research.  Participants will be invited to present their research ideas and plans, and receive feedback and advice from the panel and participants in a supportive and research-positive environment.

The Trauma 2021 Research Forum invites you to submit a summary of current research projects for presentation. If you are interested, please fill in the application form by clicking here. Please return to Belinda Gabbe (details on the form) no later than 10 August 2021.

Other workshops being held in conjunction with Trauma 2021

Trauma Resuscitation Assessment and Procedural Skills (TRAPS) Course ($3575) 8:00am – 5:00pm
QUT MERF Centre, The Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside
Wednesday 8 Sept & Thursday 9 Sept (one course each day)

Develop familiarity and confidence during our practical TRAPS course.

Targeted at consultant-level physicians in critical care streams, The TRAPS Course is a high-fidelity training course where you obtain mastery of practical skills – through the use of anaesthetised animal models and human cadavers.

Learn the theory and master life saving surgical skills, under the guidance of an expert group of critical care physicians and trauma surgeons.

We are pleased to offer 2 courses prior to the ATS Trauma 2021 Conference on the 8th and 9th of September. To maximise candidates exposure, we will be able to cater only for 24 candidates over the 2 days. To register your interest, please complete the “Register my Interest” form on our website (, and one of our friendly team will reply to you promptly. The price for our course is unchanged for this year, and remains at $3575.00 inclusive of GST.

Our course is held at the QUT Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF) located on the campus of The Prince Charles Hospital, approximately a 10 minute drive from the Brisbane Convention Centre.


Introduction to Trauma-Applied Biofabrication ($449.00 excl. GST) 8:00am – 5:00pm
Herston Biofabrication Institute, Royal Brisbane & Womens Hospital, Block 7 Level 12
Thursday 9 Sept

A one-day intensive workshop to familiarise yourself with the essential skills to kick off your clinically-applied 3D printing journey.

The workshop will focus on the latest clinical and engineering advances in the space, as well as practical hands-on time where you will learn to segment medical images, experience extended reality technologies and discover an array of 3D printing techniques, applications and simulations specific to trauma care.

Please note, this workshop is limited to 15 participants.


More workshops to be announced soon…

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