Clinical Skills Development Service
  • New Course

    Paediatric Basic Life Support

    The Paediatric Basic Life Support (PBLS) course will cover the principles of Basic Life Support (BLS) and will outline the structured approach that is... required in the provision of BLS in the paediatric context.

    Course information
  • STaR magazine Edition 5

    The fifth edition of the STaR (Simulation Training and Research) magazine is now available.

    STaR magazine
  • CSDS Honorary Fellowship Program

    The CSDS Honorary Fellowship Program provides professional development to individual fellows which focuses on the use of simulation, and education in ... general, in healthcare.

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  • Improve your next clinical simulation

    Take a look at our extensive catalogue of simulation equipment and products available to support and enhance the delivery of ...clinical training, simulations, workshops and events.

    Visit the SimShop
  • New Course

    Shock for Life

    The Shock For Life (SFL) blended course covers the theory of defibrillation and other uses of a defibrillator, as well as providing participants with the oppor...tunity to develop and test their skills within a face to face environment.

    Course information
  • New Course

    Introduction to Intravenous Cannulation Events

    The Introduction to Intravenous Cannulation Events (IICE) blended course provides you with an introduction to inserting a peripheral intravenous... catheter (PIVC) into an adult patient.

    Course information

Healthcare education and training

The Queensland Health Clinical Skills Development Service (CSDS) is one of the world’s largest providers of healthcare simulation. We deliver education and training to Queensland Health staff and external healthcare providers at the Skills Development Centre and state-wide.

The focus of our education and training is on clinical skills, communication, and crisis management, delivered via eLearning and face-to-face simulation.

Hosted by Metro North Hospital and Health Service and based at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital campus, our centre covers over 3500m², with 26 session rooms, laboratories, and a fully functional operating theatre and hospital ward.

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To be an international leader in clinical skills development to support better patient outcomes for Queensland.