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Designed to equip participants in 2022 with the necessary cognitive and psychomotor skills required to respond to patients in a cardiac arrest in a health care environment.

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Day One

Time Subject/Activity
0815 - 0850 Registration, coffee & tea
0850 - 0900 Welcome, Introduction
0900 - 1000 BLS presentation
1000 - 1030 Morning Tea, Networking
1030 - 1130 Clinical Deterioration & Causes of Cardiac Arrest
1130 - 1200 The Recognition and Management of Anaphylaxis
1200 - 1300 ALS Pharmacology
1300 - 1330 Lunch, Networking
1330 - 1500 Skills Stations:
- Airway Management and C-Spine assessment;
- Adult, Child & Infant CPR
- Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
1500 - 1515 Afternoon Tea
1515 - 1630 Assessments

Day Two

Time Subject/Activity
0815 - 0850 Registration, coffee & tea
0900 - 1030 Resuscitation review and Rhythm Interpretation
1030 - 1100 Morning Tea, Networking
1100 - 1230 Skills Stations:
- Advanced Airway
- Defibrillation, Cardioversion, Pacing
1230 - 1300 Lunch, Networking
1300 - 1500 ALS simulations including summative assessments
1500-1515 Afternoon Tea
1515-1630 ALS simulations including formative assessments


Ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments
15-21 Therry St Melbourne VIC 3000

Course Description

This is a 2 day course inclusive of theory content, skill stations and real-time ALS scenario simulations adapted to your clinical environment.This course equips you to provide basic life support for an infant, child or adult as well as to provide adult advanced life support (ALS) in the event of an adult cardiac arrest, which includes manual defibrillation, drug therapy, airway management and patient assessment.

A separate one day program is available for those interested in Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)All candidates will have their skills monitored and assessed throughout the practical sessions and real-time scenarios, you will then have the opportunity to have your competence assessed & accredited.

All participants will be eligible for a certificate of ALS attendance, and those who are deemed competent will receive a certificate of ALS competency.

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

We understand that the current situation can make it difficult to commit and plan face-to-face education. To assist with your decision making we can confirm:

  • Increased hygiene measures are being implemented at all our course venues
  • Social distancing guidelines in terms of room layout and food/refreshments are being followed.

In the event that a course needs to be postponed, or cancelled, due to a change to COVID restrictions affecting the course and/or presenter, we will work with registrants to transfer to another date, an online course (where possible), or arrange full refunds where this is not possible. To read our full policy please click here.

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