The ALS Level 1 course is jointly accredited by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and the Resuscitation Council (UK).  It is aimed at meeting the needs of those healthcare professionals who need more advanced skills than those taught during Provide advanced resuscitation (HLTAID007) and Basic Life Support (BLS) courses.

 

Who should attend?

This course is for GPs, medical doctors, nurses, paramedics and other trained medical emergency practitioners working in an emergency care environment.  The aim is to train healthcare personnel to manage the deteriorating patient or cardiac arrest patient.  In addition, this course will emphasise the importance of teamwork.

 

What you will learn?

This course is designed to provide health care staff with the essential knowledge and skills needed to treat and manage the deteriorating patient and those in cardio respiratory arrest.  The course covers skills such as:

 

  • The recognition of the critically ill patient
  • Airway management (oxygen therapy, suction, manual, nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal airway management).
  • Advanced airway management (Laryngeal Mask Airway)
  • Resuscitation procedures
  • Defibrillation (AED and/or manual)
  • Essential drug therapy in the cardiac arrest or peri-arrest setting.
  • Systematic patient assessment (ABCDE approach)
  • Initial resuscitation
  • Advanced Life Support & chain of survival
  • Team leadership and followship
  • Crisis resource management
  • Cardiac arrest simulations

 

Course duration

Approx.  8 hours (8-9 hours face to face teaching plus pre-reading)

Assessment and certification: Pre-course paper plus continuous assessment by Australian Resuscitation Council approved Instructor.

On successful completion of this course, the Australian Resuscitation Council awards the candidate a certificate and registration card which is valid for 4 years.  In addition, there are a number of colleges that recognise this course which include; RACGP, ANZCA, CICM, ACRRM, RCNA, ACEM, & RACP.

 

These courses are provided for corporate/hospital groups of six or more at a date and venue of your convenience.  This course can also be taught over two half days.   For more information and very competitive discounted group course fees, please use “Contact us” tab.

Course dates and availability

The ALS Level 2 course is jointly accredited by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and the Resuscitation Council (UK).  It is aimed at meeting the needs of those healthcare professionals who need more advanced skills than those taught during ALS Level 2 course.

 

Who should attend?

This course is for hospital based or prehospital acute medical care staff; including medical doctors, nurses, and Intensive Care Paramedics.  The aim is to train healthcare personnel to manage the deteriorating patient or cardiac arrest patient.  In addition, this course will emphasise the importance of teamwork, the role of the team leader, and post resuscitation debriefing.

 

What you will learn?

This course is designed to provide health care staff with the essential knowledge and skills needed to treat and manage the deteriorating patient and those in cardio respiratory arrest.  The course covers skills such as:

  • The recognition of the critically ill patient
  • Airway management (oxygen therapy, suction, manual, nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal airway management).
  • Advanced airway management (Laryngeal Mask Airway)
  • Resuscitation procedures
  • Manual defibrillation
  • Essential drug therapy in the cardiac arrest or peri-arrest setting.
  • Systematic patient assessment (ABCDE approach)
  • Initial resuscitation
  • Advanced Life Support & chain of survival
  • Management of tachyarrhythmias (chemical and electrical management)
  • Management of bradyarrhythmias (chemical and electrical management)
  • Arterial/venous blood analysis
  • ECG recognition, including 12 lead ECGs
  • Cardiac arrest in special circumstances, e.g. anaphylaxis, asthma, pregnancy, trauma, hypothermia
  • Team leadership and followship
  • Crisis resource management
  • Cardiac arrest simulations

 

Course duration

Approx.  16 hours (16 hours face to face teaching plus pre-reading and pre-course MCQ)

Assessment and certification: Pre-course MCQ, post course MCQ, Cardiac arrest simulation final assessment, and continuous assessment by Australian Resuscitation Council approved Instructor.

On successful completion of this course, the Australian Resuscitation Council awards the candidate a certificate and registration card which is valid for 4 years.  In addition, there are a number of colleges that recognise this course which include; RACGP, ANZCA, CICM, ACRRM, RCNA, ACEM, & RACP.

 

These courses are provided for corporate/hospital groups of twelve or more at a date and venue of your convenience.  For more information and very competitive discounted group course fees, please use “Contact us” tab.

Course dates and availability