RTO # 40833

60SEC013 Drowning and Submersion Injuries: Pathophysiology Overview

60SEC013 Drowning and Submersion Injuries: Pathophysiology Overview

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This brief workshop on “Drowning and Submersion Injuries: Pathophysiology Overview” delves into the mechanisms of injury and physiological responses associated with drowning and submersion incidents. It covers the process of water aspiration, the impact on gas exchange and circulation, and the potential for secondary complications, offering essential knowledge for the effective assessment and management of affected individuals.

Course Fees

Full Course Fee:



  • All learning material for this unit is provided via our online learning portal and all equipment is provided for the practical assessments.
  • A learner undertaking this course will require a specific skill level in Language, Literacy and Numeracy.

    The course has been assessed as requiring the following Australian Core Skills Framework levels:

    • Learning – Level 2
    • Reading – Level 2
    • Writing – Level 2
    • Oral Communication – Level 1
    • Numeracy – Level 1