Emergency Crisis Resource Management (ECRM)

Course Overview

This course enables multidisciplinary emergency medicine teams to learn how to work effectively in a simulated resuscitation bay in a typical emergency department. The course covers the key principles of crisis resource management and explores the dynamics of effective teams.

A one-day course, it offers educational sessions and practical hands-on skills stations, complementing the

realistic event scenarios played out in the fully equipped purpose built emergency room.

Run by the Queensland Health Centre for Healthcare Improvement, the course is essential for annual recertification.


  • Participants gain a solid understanding of the seven principles of crisis resource management.
  • Participants develop understanding of the importance of leadership, communication, teamwork and other non-technical skills.


  • Participants are equipped to function effectively within the context of an emergency resuscitation team.

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