ALS1

A one-day course aimed at providing the candidate with the skills and knowledge to manage the patient in the immediate period of crisis.

It includes the recognition, assessment and immediate management of the deteriorating patient.

Candidates are sent a manual at least two weeks prior to the course to commence preparation for the face-to-face component. This includes those skills for dealing with a cardiac arrest or other medical emergencies in a clinical setting.

Upon successful course completion, including demonstration of skills competency in all learning stations including CPR and defibrillation/AED skills, bag-mask ventilation skills, students receive an ALS course completion card, valid for four years.

Who Can Enroll ?

– The ALS provider 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.
– Appropriate participants include doctors, and nurses working in hospital and paramedics.
– All applicants must hold a current clinical appointment and professional healthcare qualification or be in training for a professional healthcare qualification.Prior competence in CPR is an essential prerequisite to attending the course.

Course Format

This course combines progressive classroom discussion, practical tasks as the learning methods. The topics covered –
  • Recognition, assessment and management of the critically ill patient using a structured ABCDE approach
  • Airway management skills
  • Basic Life Support
  • Defibrillation skills (Manual and/or AED modes)
  • Cardiac arrest management using the ARC ALS Algorithm
  • Work as an effective team member in a cardiac arrest

What can you achieve

  • Become competent & confident in resuscitating adult patient.
  • CPD points
  • Successful participants will receive an ARC Advanced Life Support Level 1 certificate
  • Successful participants will receive a ALS 1 Providers Card issued by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC)