Welcome to Australian Resuscitation Council - Tasmanian Council

The Tasmanian Council is an extension of the Australian Resuscitation Council and provides local representation and resources for First Responders and Health Professionals.

The council meets 4 times per year to discuss issues relating to resuscitation. The council committee has representation from many organisations that teach resuscitation techniques.

Our main objectives are to facilitate:

  • An avenue to implement a positive change in the direction of resuscitation throughout Australia.
  • Access to the latest ARC Guidelines
  • An opportunity to contribute to resuscitation guideline development & implementation with the latest
  • Information from the national & international Resuscitation Councils
  • Ability to connect & network with representatives from other member organisations
  • Potential to open discussions around sharing of educational resources

Statistics

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Reduced chance of survival per minute without CPR

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of Cardiac Arrests occur within the home

people die in Australia every year from cardiac arrest. That's equivalent to losing 60 Jumbo Jets full of passengers

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of people who suffer cardiac arrest in the home survive

ARC Tas - Partnering Organisations

The following is a list of organisations that support the Australian Resuscitation Council - Tasmanian Council. Supporting them helps support us.

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Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) is the not-for-profit organisation responsible for training emergency physicians and advancement of professional standards in emergency medicine in Australia and New Zealand. As the peak professional organisation for emergency medicine in Australasia, ACEM has a significant interest in ensuring the highest standards of medical care for patients are maintained in emergency departments across Australia and New Zealand.

 

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College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA)

The College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA) is the peak professional association representing emergency nurses. CENA represents approximately 1200 nurses nationally and internationally.

As the peak body representing emergency nurses, CENA frequently receives requests to provide a representative to professional and government committees and working parties addressing issues related to emergency care and service provision in emergency departments.

 

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St John Tasmania

Tasmania’s premier provider of First Aid Services at events our volunteers in their familiar black and white uniforms (and now high viz greens) provide quality first aid to the sick and injured at a wide range of community, social and sporting events.

Whether it’s a Regional Agricultural Show, rock concert or football matches; St John volunteers are there. It’s what we have been doing in Tasmania for over one hundred years. St John volunteers are fully trained in areas as diverse as first aid, defibrillation, radio communications, asthma management and leadership.

 

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Australian Red Cross

Australian Red Dross supports people and empowers communities to reduce suffering across Australia and internationally by mobilizing the power of humanity.

We save lives and support people before and after disasters strike. We work to alleviate suffering during wars and conflict and promote the laws of war. And we work to assist our most vulnerable community members – no matter their circumstances.

 

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Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) is the professional organisation for about 6400 specialist anaesthetists (Fellows) and 1500 anaesthetists in training (trainees).

One of Australasia's largest specialist medical colleges, ANZCA, along with its Faculty of Pain Medicine, is responsible for the training, examination and specialist accreditation of anaesthetists and pain medicine specialists and for the standards of clinical practice in Australia and New Zealand. 

 

Royal Life Saving - Tasmania

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia works to prevent drowning and facilitate healthy, active lifestyles by equipping all Australians with water safety skills.

To make sure we reach all Australians, whoever they are and wherever they live, we tackle these goals using an all encompassing approach, designed to meet our stakeholders' diverse needs, beliefs and values.

 

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Department of Defence - Tasmania

The primary role of Defence is to defend Australia against armed attack. Australia's defence policy is founded on the principle of self-reliance in the direct defence of Australia, but with a capacity to do more where there are shared interests with partners and allies.

 

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General Practice Training Tasmania

General Practice Training Tasmania (GPTT) provides innovative, best practice training to the highest national standards to develop outstanding GPs.

GPTT are the Regional Training Organisation (RTO) in Tasmania for Australian General Practice training. GPTT adheres to the training standards set by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).

 

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Australian Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is a charity dedicated to fighting the single biggest killer of Australians – heart disease. We fund lifesaving heart research, and work to improve heart disease prevention and care for all Australians

 

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Surf Life Saving Tasmania

SLS Tasmania is a volunteer based not-for-profit community service association and is the key agency for beach safety in Tasmania.

We provide an essential educational ... Vision – Zero preventable deaths in Australian waters. Mission – We save lives, create great Australians and build better communities.

 

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Tasmanian Health Service

The THS is governed by the Tasmanian Health Organisations Act 2011, and is responsible for delivering integrated services that maintain and improve the health and wellbeing of Tasmanians.

The THS has a clear responsibility and accountability for governing and delivering high quality, efficient and integrated healthcare services in their area, through the public hospital system and primary and community health services (including mental health and oral health services).

 

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Australian College of Critical Care Nurses

The Australian College of Critical Care Nurses Ltd (ACCCN) is a not for profit membership-based organisation representing thousands of nurses both members and non-members nationally.

The College’s members work across the critical care clinical spectrum, principally in the area of intensive care, in clinical, educational, management, and research roles. ACCCN has branches in each state with two members of each State Management Committee forming the Board of ACCCN Ltd.

 

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Ambulance Tasmania

Ambulance Tasmania provides emergency ambulance care and transport services and a non-emergency patient transport service through a network of 53 urban, rural and remote ambulance stations.

Ambulance Tasmania has a range of salaried staff from highly trained paramedics to ambulance officers and students in training as well as 600 volunteer ambulance officers. Collectively these officers work closely with public and private hospitals and health facilities providers, intrastate and interstate organisations.

 

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Tasmanian Fire Service

The Tasmania Fire Service (TFS), the operational arm of the State Fire Commission, was created in 1979 through the amalgamation of the State Fire Authority, the Rural Fires Board and 22 urban fire brigade boards.

The TFS includes over 230 fire brigades across Tasmania and its islands. These fire brigades are comprised of around 250 career firefighters and approximately 4800 volunteer firefighters.

 

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Medecs Australia

Medecs Australia is a partnership between Deb Stone (RN, MN) and Stephen Noone. This strategic partnership delivers and assesses medication administration programs for Aged Care and Community Services.

They also offer a comprehensive range of other medication education and training in addition to medication consultation services and First Aid Training.

 

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Calvary Health Care Tasmania

As a Catholic Health, Community and Aged Care provider, our vision is to excel, and to be recognized, as a continuing source of healing, hope and nurturing to the people and communities we serve.

 

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Paramedics Australasia

Paramedics Australasia, or ‘PA’, is the peak professional organisation representing practitioners who provide paramedic services to the community. Paramedics are best known for their involvement in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency medical care through their work with various ambulance service organisations and on humanitarian and relief operations. However, paramedics work in many environments including community, industrial, military, hospital and university settings.

 

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Ambulance Private

With a fleet of approximately 25 vehicles involved in stretcher transfers around Tasmania, we are proud to be the largest independent operator in the State. We move patients between hospitals and homes. We move patients to and from appointments, x-rays, airports, podiatrists, optometrists, dentists, and the list goes on. We operate around the clock, 7 days a week and every day of the year.