This 2 day course focuses on developing advanced skills in managing cardiac arrest and other medical emergencies. While the course covers advanced resuscitation skills it is also designed to develop leadership and team skills in managing such emergencies.
The ALS course is designed for healthcare professionals who would be expected to apply the skills taught as part of their clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis. All applicants must hold a current clinical appointment and professional healthcare qualification. Appropriate participants are doctors, nurses and paramedics working in emergency or critical care or as members of the resuscitation / medical emergency team.
Competency in basic life support.
It is intended that the participants will be able to:
Assessments are based on clinical scenarios that allow the participants to demonstrate the core competencies that have been taught on the course. These include a multiple choice questionnaire, airway management, safe defibrillation, and fully integrated cardiac arrest management.
The ALS provider card will be issued by the Australian Resuscitation Council after successful completion of the course. The card is valid for four years, and is recognised Australia-wide and throughout the UK and Europe.
This two day internationally accredited course has been developed to standardise the teaching of cardiac arrest and resuscitation management. The ALS course consists of lectures, practical workshops and cardiac arrest scenarios, providing the opportunity to practice skills and apply knowledge. The course will emphasise the importance of teamwork prior to safe transfer into a critical care environment.
ECU Health Simulation Centre, level 3, building 21, Joondalup Campus. Please refer to the ECU campus map.
$1100 (includes GST)
|Available course dates|
|Thursday, 30 April to Friday, 1 May 2015||Closed - Enquire now|
|Thursday, 16 October to Friday, 17 October 2015||Enrol|