Topic: HMAS Penguin

New medical simulation centre opened

Published on by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author), ABIS Cassie McBride (photographer)

Commodore Elizabeth Rushbrook, RAN (centre) with Commander Alison Thomas (left) and Commander Tammy Thomas (right) officially open the Medical Simulation Centre, HMAS Penguin, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Cassie McBride)

Commodore Elizabeth Rushbrook, RAN (centre) with Commander Alison Thomas (left) and Commander Tammy Thomas (right) officially open the Medical Simulation Centre, HMAS Penguin, Sydney.

A new medical simulation centre to benefit medical training for LHD conditions was recently opened at the Royal Australian Navy Medical School at HMAS Penguin by the Director General Health Capability and Director General Navy Health Service, Commodore Elizabeth Rushbrook.

40 years of service to Underwater Medicine

Published on by LCDR Joel Hissink (author)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Doble, RAN makes a presentation to Mr John Pennefather, honouring his forty years of service to underwater medicine. (photo: Unknown)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Doble, RAN makes a presentation to Mr John Pennefather, honouring his forty years of service to underwater medicine.

Forty years of service to Navy’s submarine community by Scientist Officer Mr John Pennefather, BSc (Hons), was commemorated at a function at HMAS Penguin last week.

Students from the Underwater Medical Course at HMAS Penguin put through their paces

Published on by ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Able Seaman Medic Lachlan Cox (left) and Able Seaman Medic David Cusak practice their clinical protocols on the Simulation Mannequin (SIMMAN) who has been programmed with symptoms for a crushed lung as part of their training. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Able Seaman Medic Lachlan Cox (left) and Able Seaman Medic David Cusak practice their clinical protocols on the Simulation Mannequin (SIMMAN) who has been programmed with symptoms for a crushed lung as part of their training.

Students from the Underwater Medical Course at HMAS Penguin are put through their paces using a simulation mannequin or SIMMAN to demonstrate competencies for clinical protocols.