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The ALERT™ Course

This comprehensive course covers the assessment and management of acute life-threatening emergencies including the critical aspects of crisis resource management. It is designed for clinicians primarily working in the pre-hospital, urgent care/emergency care and acute care settings.

The ALERT™ Course Inclusions

Integrating an ABCDE approach to patient assessment, the role of human factors and crisis resource management, this course includes the following key features:

In-depth Coverage of Critical Emergencies

Grasp the intricacies of managing diverse crises, including anaphylaxis, acute coronary syndrome, acute pulmonary oedema, drowning syndrome, diabetic emergencies, envenomation, pulmonary embolism, respiratory failure, sepsis, stroke, tension pneumothorax.

Robust Theoretical Foundation & Practical Application

Learn through clinical case studies and a detailed exploration of pathophysiology. Gain a solid understanding of primary and secondary survey techniques, along with the principles of crisis resource management.

Expert-Led Instruction

Benefit from the knowledge and experience of seasoned critical care educators and clinicians, ensuring that you receive insights and guidance from the best in the field.

Flexible Learning Modules

Engage with the content at your own pace through live webinars, pre-recorded webinars and interactive eLearning case studies, amounting to 12 hours of CPD (10 hours of EA and 2 hours of RP via eLearning case studies)

Multi-Mode Course Delivery Across 5 Modules

The course is broken into five core modules that include live and/or recorded webinar, eLearning case studies and some skills videos.

Module 1: Approach to Emergencies

  • Including principles of crisis resource management, ABCDE assessment
  • Live webinar - 2nd May: Primary & Secondary Survey

Module 2: Airway and Breathing

  • Emergencies including drowning & pneumothorax
  • Live webinar - 9th May: Haemoptysis & respiratory failure

Module 3: Circulatory Emergencies

  • Including acute coronary syndrome, acute pulmonary oedema, pulmonary embolism
  • Live webinar - 16th May: Trauma & shock

Module 4: Neurological Emergencies

  • Including TIA, stroke & traumatic brain injury
  • Live webinar - 23rd May: Acute pain presentations & seizures

Module 5: Systems based emergencies

  • Emergencies including envenomation, oncological emergencies, sepsis
  • Live webinar - 30th May: Anaphylaxis

Testimonials From Previous Course Participants

"Great information. Easy to follow presentations. The eLearning interactive presentations were very educational for testing knowledge"

"Well presented by experienced educators within the topic areas. Provided opportunity to continue critical learning, skills, knowledge and implement into best practice. On demand, interactive case studies and recorded webinars allow for easy access to maintaining professional development"

"Realistic case presentations and presenters had great clinical knowledge"


This course is formally accredited for 12 hours.

RACGP Accreditation ID - 505259

ACRRM Accreditation ID - 28797

Course Educators
Ken Hambrecht
Ken Hambrecht

Ken Hambrecht RN, ICU Cert., B.Sc, (Physiology & Biochem.), M.I.Biol, M.Ed., J.P. MACN, has extensive experience in Critical Care practice & Medical edu...

Susan Helmrich
Susan Helmrich

Susan Helmrich RN, DipAppScNsg, BN, CritCareCert, CoronaryCareCert, TraumaNsgCareCert, CertIV(TAE), MN(Ed), GradCert(Ldrshp & Mgt) has extensive experience ...

Sarah Arnold
Sarah Arnold

Sarah Arnold RN, BN, Grad Cert Emergency Nursing. Sarah is currently working as an emergency department Clinical Nurse, and Clinical Nurse Educator and has work...

Grace Larson
Grace Larson

Grace Larson, RN, BN, CertIV(TAE), GradDipClinNurs(PaedCritCare), MAdNursPrac(PaedCritCare), has extensive experience in paediatric nursing, with 13 years in Pa...


Live Webinar

Thursday 30 May 2024

30/05/2024 7:00 pm (Sydney time)


12 hours CPD

Educational Activities: 10 hours

Reviewing Performance: 2 hours

Areas Of Interest: Emergencies, Resuscitation


Medical Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Paramedics

Price $495.00 AUD (incl. GST)

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