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Advanced Life Support - NSLHD JMOs

NSLHD Clinical Training


Target Audience

All JMOs in NSLHD who do not meet the recertification only criteria



Course Coordinator

Anne Starr

1/2 day

NSLHD JMOs - no charge

Dates and Bookings

See JMSU for dates and bookings

Maximum Participants


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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