Advanced Life Support (ALS)

This interprofessional course is designed for clinicians working in critical care areas or those expected to lead a team during a medical emergency. 

It’s held in a realistic clinical environment in our world-class medical simulation facility, and facilitated by our educational and simulation experts. 

Certification is a full-day (eight-hour) course. If you’re a clinician who has been certified within the past two years you can undergo recertification, which will take four hours to complete (recertification is also available in combination with PLS).

The skills and knowledge you’ll learn during this course include:

  • management of the deteriorating patient
  • advanced airway management
  • rhythm interpretation
  • effective and safe defibrillation
  • delivery of care in accordance to ARC guidelines and algorithms
  • crisis resource management theory and application through immersive simulation
  • emergency drugs, including intraosseous insertion and management
  • skill stations and scenario-based learning in a high-fidelity simulation centre
  • reflecting on practice
  • post-resuscitation care and considerations.

This course has both theoretical and practical assessment components.

Advanced Life Support course
Who shoud attend?
  • registered nurses and midwives
  • medical officers
  • cardiac scientists
  • paramedics
  • general practitioners (GPs).
Duration & Cost

Duration
7.30 am - 4.00 pm

Cost
$275 (inc. GST)
Includes access to course manual via our online learning system, lunch and refreshments.

Cancellation and refund policy.

Accreditation
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP): Allocated 40 Category 1 points in the QI &CPD program for the 2017-2019 triennium

ALS Recertification is available in combination with the Paediatric Life Support Program.
Location

This course is run in Mater Education’s world-class clinical simulation facility, and facilitated by our interprofessional educational and simulation experts.
 
Mater Education
Level 4, Duncombe Building
Raymond Terrace
South Brisbane QLD 4101
 
For more information and a campus map visit the contact page.

Apply for upcoming dates
Date Location Cost Actions
06 Mar 2019 South Brisbane $275.00 Apply Now
30 Oct 2019 South Brisbane $275.00 Apply Now

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