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Target audience

This course is aimed at SHOs or Registrars with a minimum of 3 months anaesthesia experience, who have recently progressed beyond level 1 supervision and are about to participate in a call roster with level 4 (out of hospital) supervision

Course information

This 2-day practical workshop is aimed at improving crisis management skills for junior registrars.

The course will cover some common and/or life-threatening anaesthesia-related emergencies such as

  • failed intubation
  • anaphylaxis
  • high airway pressures
  • obstetric emergencies
  • PACU and ED presentations

Principles of effective team work and communication will also be covered.

The workshop is mainly hands-on skills training and simulated scenarios (with debriefing and discussion after each scenario).

There will also be interactive small group discussions.



  • 21-22 May 2020 - (fully booked - register for waiting list)
  • 10-11 December 2020


2021  (Registration not open yet) 

  • 20-21 May 2021
  • 9-10 December 2021 


2020 course cost - NZD $2200 (including GST)

2021 course cost - NZD $2200 (including GST) 


The Simulation & Skills Centre

Level 9, CSB purple lifts

Wellington Regional Hospital

Riddiford Street, Newtown

Wellington 6021

New Zealand


Complete the NARCM course registration for 2020 only

Please note: in order to attend this course you will be given an account with our learning management system, Connect Me.




Last updated 3 September 2020.