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Important information about COVID-19

We are following NSW Health social distancing requirements in all our courses. For some programs this means reduced numbers of participants, or changes to timetables.  

Advanced Life Support

Clinical Training

All Specialties

Target Audience

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



Course Coordinator

Anne Starr


1/2 day


Group courses by request

Maximum Participants
CPD allowances


This course is accredited within Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD).

It is also accredited with the Australian New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) – Activity # ER-14-CA-052

Course Description


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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