The ALERT Course™

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 Dates

Corowa, NSW

07 Dec 2019

Corowa RSL Club

Adelaide, SA

19 Mar 2020

Novotel Rockford Adelaide

Sydney, NSW

01 May 2020

Mercure Parramatta

Brisbane, QLD

05 Jun 2020

Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane

Melbourne, VIC

25 Jun 2020

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne: Michael Chamberlain Lecture Theatre

Perth, WA

09 Sep 2020

Mercure Hotel Perth

Previous Dates

Perth, WA

18 Sep 2019

Mercure Hotel Perth

Melbourne, VIC

01 Aug 2019

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne: Michael Chamberlain Lecture Theatre

Brisbane, QLD

17 May 2019

Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane

Sydney, NSW

03 May 2019

Mantra Parramatta

Brisbane, QLD

02 Nov 2018

Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane

International Candidates

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

More Information

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