This BLS course covers the care that first-responders provide to anyone who is experiencing a life threatening event. Fully online - including practical.
This Basic Life Support course provides scenario based online education and practical demonstration of CPR for all first-responders and healthcare professionals responding to clinical emergencies including cardiac arrest and anaphylaxis. Learners will gain knowledge and skills in recognising and managing anaphylaxis, providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and using automated external defibrillators (AED) in both adult and paediatric patients.
The course has been designed by leading Critical Care resuscitation educators and will cover:
The interactive learning includes case based eLearning with video demonstrations of skill application. This is self-paced learning and as such is completely flexible to fit your schedule. We recommend allowing 2 hours of learning including the time to read the course manual.
In order to complete the BLS course, you need to complete a practical component demonstrating that you can provide effective CPR for 2 minutes on a manikin. You can do this in 1 of 3 flexible ways depending on what suits you.
Please note that if you select options 1 or 2 above, you will need to have access to a functioning manikin. If you need to purchase one, we recommend the following types of manikin:
This BLS online course is aimed at GPs, Dentists, Radiologists, RNs, ENs, Paramedics, Radiographers, Aged Care professionals and Allied Health Professionals.
This course is formally accredited with the RACGP and ACRRM as an Educational Activity.
RACGP Activity ID - 454351
ACRRM Activity ID - 29534
This course does not provide ALS training for Acute healthcare providers who require a formal ALS qualification. Please see our Advanced Life Support page for more information on ALS courses.
Groups may choose to undertake a skill station component for an additional fee. This will cover practical skills stations that the participants can rotate through to practice the techniques on manikins and receive individual instruction. The skills stations will include:
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Online Learning Modules
Duration: Online + practical
Educational Activities: 2 hours
Areas Of Interest: Emergencies, General Practice, Patient safety, Resuscitation
Dental Practitioners, Medical Practitioners, Medical Radiation Practitioners, Midwifes, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Paramedics
Only $125 for self-paced online BLS