The Organising and Scientific committees are pleased to announce that the following conference workshops will be held on Thursday 4 October 2018 and Friday 5 October at the Parmelia Hilton Perth.

More information and registration details will be released soon!

Thursday Workshops

Nursing Quality Improvement and Data Management Forum ($100)- 9:00am to 5:00pm

Allied Health & Health Science Workshop ($100)- 9:00am to 12:00pm
This Workshop will cover a range of interactive topics, demonstrations and panel discussions. They include Learning from Complex Social and Clinical Discharges, How to Create a Recovery and Rehab Facility out of any Spare Room, Spinal Bracing – Current Practice, Major Trauma Case Studies, Useful Rehabilitation Outcome Measures

Trauma Ultrasound Workshop ($250)- 9:00am to 12:00pm

Emergency Airway Management Workshop ($250)- 2:00pm to 5:00pm
This multi-disciplinary, team-focused interactive workshop will provide an overview of the knowledge and skills essential to provide safe airway management. It will focus on identifying and safely managing those at high risk of airway difficulty. During the 3 hour workshop, participants will rotate through presentations, small group discussions, hands-on skills stations, and mini-scenario/simulations relevant to a broad range of clinician backgrounds, facilitated by a team of airway experts. Pre-reading will provide essential background on the concepts required to make safe airway management a “team sport” in which effective communication and the use of cognitive aids can prevent or avert a crisis situation.

Trauma Research Workshop ($0)- 2:00pm to 5:00pm
The Trauma 2018 Research Forum invites you to submit a summary of current research projects for presentation. This will allow researchers to present their work for feedback regarding clinical application, engaging others in multi-institutional projects, and constructive feedback on how to improve the study design. It will also allow researchers to present work that presents significant logistical challenges so that others may learn from their experience.

Registration for the workshop is free of charge, however places will be prioritised to those who have a project to present. Project summaries should be emailed to the Trauma Conference Secretariat at

Injury Reviewer Workshop and Reception Sponsored by Elsevier – 05:00pm to 07:00pm
Journal reviewers will receive an invitation to attend this workshop in July 2018.

Saturday Workshop

Visco-elastic Monitoring (TEG/ROTEM) in Trauma Bleeding Workshop ($50)- 07:00am to 8:25am
Dr Kerry Gunn
A workshop where the current monitors are demonstrated and aspects of their introduction into hospitals and department discussed. There will be an opportunity for hands on processing of a sample, and demonstration of the software. A small group discussion will cover systems and guidelines that incorporate TEG/ROTEM in clinical decision making in the patient with massive haemorrhage.