Fat emboli syndrome

Immersive scenario

Training resource kit


45-60 minutes

Group size

4-6 participants (or team composition applicable to local area)

Target audience

Emergency department medical and nursing clinicians


This resource kit provides healthcare clinicians with the skills to assess and manage a patient with fat emboli following orthopaedic limb trauma.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the potential causes for the deteriorating patient following limb trauma
  • Perform an assessment of the patient with an altered conscious state following trauma
  • Describe the management of fat emboli syndrome


Facilitator resource kit - PDF

1.16 MB


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Last updated

3 February 2022