Liverpool Hospital
Acute Care Surgery Unit

ACSU Activities


Weekly Trauma Education Meetings

This meeting is open to all staff in the SWSLHD each Thursday at 7:30am. Nearly 50 doctors, nurses and paramedical staff attend to review the week's trauma cases. The principle objective is to maintain knowledge in Trauma case identity and rectify problems.

Daily Clinical Teaching Rounds

Every Friday the Trauma Department holds a formal round which all members of staff involved in trauma are welcome to attend: regular attendees include the surgical team, nurses from the Trauma Ward and the Brain Injury Unit, the ICU team, anaesthesia and other surgical specialty teams.

Area Medical Education Program

One of the roles of the Trauma Fellow is to organise an extensive monthly program for area hospitals to provide updates on trauma care.

Area Nursing Education Program

Our Area Trauma Coordinator conducts monthly education sessions for nurses in the five urban hospitals within our local health district.

RACS- Advanced Surgery Course- Training in Trauma

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons has chosen Liverpool Hospital as the New South Wales training centre for teaching trauma care to Surgeons in the final years of their training. This is a one day course and takes place in May.

SWAN Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Surgery Conference

This is an exciting multidisciplinary trauma meeting bringing you the world leaders in emergency care. The first meeting was held in 1993 and it is now in its 28th year.

EMST (ATLS) Courses

These courses are organised by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Liverpool Hospital convenes several of these courses each year. They are held in the Simulation Centre and Thomas and Rachel Moore Education Centre on the Liverpool Hospital Campus. 

DSTC Courses

The Definitive Surgical Trauma Care Course.

DMEP Course

The Disaster Management and Emergency Preparedness Course

TOPIC Course

Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course

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