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.

Acute Life-threatening Emergencies, Recognition and Treatment (ALERT™)

This innovative course is designed to provide clinicians with essential skills relating to the assessment and management of patients who are experiencing life threatening emergencies.

The two day program will cover a variety of clinical conditions, which if not recognised and treated promptly may result in either death or significant morbidity for the patient.

This course is designed to facilitate the application of a problem solving approach to the assessment and management of a wide variety of patient conditions.

Since 2002 more than 100 ALERT courses have been conducted and thousands of medical officers, nurses and professional ambulance officers from a variety of clinical areas have attended the course with excellent reviews.

This course will present the latest in research and management guidelines for each of the conditions discussed.

With Critical Care Education Services you can book early with confidence. We have never cancelled a course, and many of our programs sell out regularly. Register now to secure your place.


Suitable for medical staff, nursing staff, paramedics, and anyone wanting to expand their assessment and management skills in an emergency situation.


This course has received accreditation from the RACGP for 40 Category 1 points in the 2017-2019 triennium. ALM number 99781.

This course has also received accreditation from ACRRM for 30 PRPD points and 30 MOPS points in the 2017-2019 triennium. ACRRM ID: 8929.

This course is also recognized by the RANZCR for 12 CPD points under category 6 of the CPD handbook. Recognized by the RACP for 12 MyCPD points, and also recognized by various other medical colleges.

Nurses completing this program earn 12 CPD hours towards their ongoing education.

Upcoming Workshops

Perth, WA - 09 Sep 2020

The ALERT Course: Perth 9&10 Sept 2020

Previous Dates

Corowa, NSW - 07 Dec 2019

The ALERT Course Corowa HS 7&8 Dec 19

Perth, WA - 18 Sep 2019

The ALERT Course: Perth 18&19 Sep 2019

Melbourne, VIC - 01 Aug 2019

The ALERT Course: Melbourne 1&2 Aug 2019

Brisbane, QLD - 17 May 2019

The ALERT Course: Brisbane 17&18 May 2019

Sydney, NSW - 03 May 2019

The ALERT Course: Sydney 3&4 May 2019

More Information

For more information regarding this course, upcoming dates, or to enquire about hosting this course at your organisation, please let us know.

International Delegates

International health professionals are welcome to attend our courses in Australia however unfortunately we can't assist with any visa applications or sponsorship.