CALS in Australia and New Zealand
CALS centres of Excellence are now found in Sydney (RPA and RNS), Melbourne (RMH), Adelaide (RAH and Flinders), Perth (SCG) , Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) and Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital (SCUPH), John Hunter Hospital (Newcastle) and Hamilton NZ (Waikato).
In 2019 further centres opened in Fiona Stanley Hospital (Perth) , Gold Coast University Hospital, John Flynn Hospital (Gold Coast), Prince of Wales Hospital (Sydney), Westmead Hospital (Sydney), Canberra , Monash Hospital (Melbourne) and Wellington Hospital (New Zealand).
As in the Europe and the US we are collaborating with clinicians , nurses and professions allied to medicine to develop guidelines for resuscitation post cardiac surgery that address the challenges and resources found in centres across Australia and New Zealand.
CPD / CME points are now available for Intensivists doing CALS courses in Australia. Nursing staff are now officially credited with 16 hours of education (through eLearning and 1 day course).
The CALS - ANZ board meets regularly to develop guidelines, share educational development and pursue academic matters re CALS in Australia and New Zealand. To get involved in this contact
Christian Karcher Christian.Karcher@mh.org.au
Tim Southwood firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy Rogers Amy.Rogers@mh.org.au
Craig Jurisevic email@example.com