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Advanced Life Support

Clinical Training

Critical Care

Target Audience

Health care providers who require Advanced Life Support (ALS) certification.

Pre-requisites

Nil

Course Coordinator

Anne Starr

Duration

1/2 day

Price

$495

Dates

Group courses by request

Maximum Participants

12

Course Description

Program:

The ALS course comprises of an e-learning component & face to face learning. The course complies with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) standards.

The program involves rotating workshops and simulation scenarios. The program is also inclusive of ALS assessment.

Specific Objectives

  • Recognition, assessment & management of the critically ill patient using a structured ABCDE approach

  • Airway management skills

  • Basic Life Support skills

  • Defibrillation skills (manual & AED)

  • Cardiac arrest management using the ARC ALS algorithm

  • Work as an effective team member in a cardiac arrest

 

Training Methods

  • E-learning

  • Pre reading

  • Hands-on Skills Workshops

  • ALS scenarios and assessment

 

Training Technologies

  • Moderate  fidelity manikin simulators

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Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre

Level 6 Kolling Building,

Royal North Shore Hospital

Reserve Rd, St Leonards, NSW 2065.

NSLHD-smsc@health.nsw.gov.au

Tel: +61 (2) 9926 4620

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