Advanced Life Support Course (Level 2)


Advanced Life Support Course (Level 2)

This is a two-day course with the focus on developing advanced skills in managing deteriorating patient and cardiac arrest.  The course is designed for healthcare professionals who would be expected to apply those skills taught as part of their clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis.

The ALS2 course is intensive and candidates are sent the ALS2 manual one month prior to the course.  Candidates are required to complete a pre-course multiple choice question paper to guide preparation.  Candidates are also required to complete an in-course multiple choice question paper and a simulation scenario as team leader as part of the assessment requirements.

  • Structured ABCDE approach (aiming to prevent cardiac arrest)
  • Airway management skills
  • Basic Life Support
  • Defibrillation skills (Manual mode)
  • Work as an effective team member & team leader in a cardiac arrest
  • Management of post resuscitation/ROSC phase
  • Management of life-threatening arrhythmias
  • Care for the deteriorating patient or patient in cardiac and/or respiratory arrest in special circumstances such as asthma, anaphylaxis, and pregnancy
  • Lead a team, work as a team member, and use structured communication skills including giving an effective handover
  • Consideration for end of life decision making

Appropriate participants include doctors, and nurses working in critical care areas (e.g. ED, CCU, ICU, HDU, acute admissions units) or rural & remote settings & in the resuscitation /medical emergency team, and paramedics.

Upon successful course completion, including demonstration of skills competency in all learning stations including CPR, defibrillation, bag-mask ventilation, a CasTest and a written assessment, students receive an ALS course completion card.  This is valid for four years.

Australian Resuscitation Council accredited course.

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Event Information

Event Date 17/08/2024 8:00 am
Event End Date 18/08/2024 5:30 pm
Capacity 18
Registered 10
Available Places 8
Cut Off Date 07/07/2024
Individual Price $1,650.00