Simulation Based Education


Thank you for your interest in our Simulation Courses.

Due to COVID-19 please check regularly for updates on dates and availability.     

Developing Debriefing for the Learner Centred Outcomes

The Simulation Debriefing Course has been designed to assist healthcare educators to develop and/or build their simulation debriefing skills.  The interactive two-day program includes facilitated discussions, workshops and practical debriefing sessions.  Participants will have the opportunity to discuss topics and practice skills such as:

  • Setting up for a successful debrief
  • Debriefing models and techniques
    - Pendleton’s Model
    - Plus / Delta
    - Advocacy / Inquiry
  • Introduction to crisis resource management principles for debriefing
  • Debriefing when things go well
  • The difficult debrief
  • Debriefing in the clinical environment


MARCH 2023

  • Thursday 30th and Friday 31st

JULY 2023

  • Thursday 6th and Friday 7th


  • Thursday 14th and Friday 15th




Advanced Life Support 2 - Australian Resuscitation Council accredited program.

This is a two-day course with the focus on the developing advanced skills in managing deteriorating patient and cardiac arrest. The course is designed for healthcare professionals with who would be expected to apply those skills taught as part of their clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis. Appropriate participants include doctors, and nurses working in critical care areas (e.g. ED, CCU, ICU, HDU, acute admissions units) or in the resuscitation /medical emergency team, and paramedics.

Courtesy of the ARC website

APRIL 2020

  • Cancelled

JULY 2020

  • To be confirmed (Wed 1 July & Thurs 2 July)


  • To be confirmed (Wed 7 Oct & Thurs 8 Oct)  




Physiotherapy skills in the management of the critical care patient. The course is ideal for recent graduates or those with limited ICU experience and will cover management of the haemodynamically unstable patient, general assessment of the ICU patient, early rehabilitation and cardiorespiratory management of the long-stay ICU patient.

JUNE 2020

  • Cancelled


  • To be confirmed (Thurs 29 Oct & Fri 30 Oct)  


Bookings and Enquiries

For bookings and inquiries, please contact St Vincent's Education & Learning on (03) 9231 2900 or via email:


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