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.






If you are NOT from a Te Whatu Ora district - NZD $2300 (including GST) 



Please select the date you wish to attend and you will be taken to the booking page. Our bookings are processed through an external booking system called "Lil Regie" - so you will get emails from their address.

If the course is booked out, please continue on to our waitlist and you will be notified if a space becomes available.

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



The Simulation & Skills Centre

Level 9, CSB purple lifts

Wellington Regional Hospital

Riddiford Street, Newtown

Wellington 6021

New Zealand


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Last updated 11 September 2023.