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Susan Helmrich RN, DipAppScNsg, BN, CritCareCert, CoronaryCareCert, TraumaNsgCareCert, CertIV(TAE), MN(Ed), GradCert(Ldrshp & Mgt) has extensive experience as Critical Care Nurse Educator, and Education Manager. Susan is a world class resuscitation educator, having published Adult and Paediatric Advanced Life Support Manuals as well as Resuscitation Instructors Manuals.

Susan has also spent a number of years as the Resuscitation Coordinator at The Wesley Hospital and during her time there was a recipient of the CEO award for Innovation and Excellence. Susie has developed several blended education programs in adult and paediatric ALS for the Uniting Care Health group of hospitals, as well as Clinical mandatory competency training for The Wesley Hospital utilising interactive eLearning and simulation based training.

Susan has previously been the National Education Development Manager for ACCCN and as part of this role, developed a National Curriculum for resuscitation education, represented the ACCCN on the National ARC, was Chair of the ACCCN Resuscitation Advisory Panel, and Member of the ACCCN Education Advisory Panel.

Susan has vast experience in face to face and blended or online education and has presented at a range of National and International conferences. She has also had involvement with a range of Universities as clinical facilitator, clinical tutor and lecturer.

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Educator Courses

Basic & Advanced Life Support

Designed to equip participants with the necessary cognitive and psychomotor skills required to respond to patients in a cardiac arrest in a health care environment.

Paediatric Advanced Life Support

Designed to provide essential skills relating to the assessment and management of Paediatric patients with life threatening arrhythmias.

Critical Care Nursing Online

This course provides nurses with current knowledge and skills they can apply to any Critical Care setting.

The ALERT Course™ Virtual Classroom - On Demand

Acute Life-threatening Emergencies, Recognition & Treatment - a variety of clinical conditions, which if not recognised & treated may result in death or morbidity for the patient.

Court’s in Session: The Impact of Sepsis

This free webinar will take an active approach in the analysis of a coroner’s case of post-operative deterioration, leading to sepsis.

Critical Bytes - Ready to Resus: What’s new in resuscitation

This Critical Byte will focus on all things resuscitation giving you the resources to introduce updated 2021 protocols into your clinical practice.

Basic & Advanced Life Support Blended (Online + 1 Day Workshop)

A blend of self-paced online learning and a hands-on skill session designed to equip participants to respond to patients in a cardiac arrest in a health care environment.

Paediatric Advanced Life Support Blended (Online + 1 Day Workshop)

A blend of self-paced online learning and a hands on skill session designed to equip participants to respond to paediatric patients in a cardiac arrest.

Recognising & Responding to Clinical Deterioration - 4th August 2021

A problem solving approach to the assessment and management of a wide variety of patient conditions to improve patient safety and outcomes. Includes eLearning, and live sessions.

Fork in the road: Gestational diabetes

Case study presentation working through diagnosis, complications requiring ED and delivery risks for fetal macrosomia

Critical Bytes - Too hot to handle: Managing clinical emergencies in ICU vs ED vs OT

This Critical Byte will cover the latest on management of clinical emergencies in the different critical care environments of ICU, ED and Theatre.

Critical Bytes - The evolution of care in a COVID world: What it means for the Australian ICU or ED clinician (On Demand)

This Critical Byte will review the impact COVID-19 has had for Australian ICUs and EDs and how care will evolve in a post COVID world.

Critical Bytes - End of Life Care and Organ Donation (On Demand)

In conjunction with Donate Life Week, we will explore the practical aspects of End of Life Care and Organ Donation as well as how we can support families through the process.

Critical Bytes Bundle 2021 (On Demand)

Are you ready for some Byte sized grabs of education on the latest developments in Critical Care? Join our 4 part series to get your update from the experts.


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