Perioperative Paediatrics (PoPPi) for Anaesthetic and Recovery Nurses

Course Description

Convened by Dr Sally Wharton

PoPPi is designed to provide a comprehensive update for anaesthetic and recovery nursing staff who are involved in the care of paediatric patients.

Participants will have the opportunity to gain specific knowledge and skills required to manage children in the perioperative period.

The course is a one-day interactive program utilising medium and high fidelity simulation and using real life scenarios.

Who should attend?

Anaesthetic and recovery nurses
Caring for children in non-tertiary paediatric hospitals.

Training location

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Kids Simulation Australia

Kim Oates Australian Paediatric Simulation Centre

Hainsworth Street, Westmead, NSW 2145

Learning Outcomes


the specific differences between adults and children, with particular emphasis on airway management.

Revise and practice

paediatric resuscitation.

Recognise and effectively manage

common issues and serious emergencies that occur in children in the perioperative period.


skills in effective team leadership, team work and communication during emergencies

Course Information

Contact Dr Sally Wharton, Staff Specialist Anaesthetist, SCHN Simulation Medical Co-lead


Phone: 0417 432 633

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