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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™) Online

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


  • Assessment & Management of the Patient with Respiratory Problems including Hypoxaemia & Hypercarbia, Tension Pneumothorax
  • Caring for the Patient in Shock; Hypovolaemic, Cardiogenic, & Septic Shock
  • Assessment & Management of the Patient with Anaphylaxis & Anaphylactoid Reactions
  • Assessment and Management of the Patient with Chest Pain, Acute Coronary Syndromes; Angina, AMI
  • Drowning Syndromes
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • The Patient with Venous Thromboembolism & Pulmonary Embolism
  • Diabetic Emergencies; Hypoglycaemia, Hyperglycaemia, Ketoacidosis
  • Acute Pulmonary Oedema, Pathogenesis & Management including the use of CPAP & Bi PAP
  • Envenomation, Bites & Stings
  • Care of the Patient with a Stroke, Neurological Assessment