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ARC Advanced Life Support Level 1: Immediate Life Support

Course description

This course is advanced life support for the immediate period of crisis. It is aimed at those participating as team members in critical events. To train healthcare personnel in causes and prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest, the ABCDE approach, initial resuscitation and defibrillation (manual and / or AED) and airway management.

Target audience

It is specifically tailored to meet the needs of both community-based and hospital-based health professionals.


The course curriculum assumes that participants have an understanding of Basic Life Support (BLS) and have undertaken professional training in a healthcare related profession such as medicine or nursing.

Training methods

  • intensive hands-on training;
  • clinical skills and drills training;
  • pause and discuss scenarios;
  • immersive simulations; and
  • problem-based learning.

Training technologies

  • Part-task trainers; and
  • low, medium and high fidelity manikin simulators.

Course format and duration

This one day course will enable all participants to have the opportunity to participate in the management of simulated emergency scenarios. Strict confidentiality is maintained.


ECU Health Simulation Centre, level 3, building 21, Joondalup Campus. Please refer to the ECU campus map.


$450 (includes GST)

Available course dates  
Friday, 27 February 2015 Closed - Enquire now
Friday, 29 May 2015 Closed - Enquire now
Friday, 31 July 2015 Closed - Enquire now
Friday, 28 August 2015 Enrol
Friday, 25 September 2015 Enrol
Friday, 27 November 2015 Enrol
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