Advanced Life Support

Accredited 2-day course!

Register for the Advanced Life Support Course and learn some vital patient care skills. This course is consistent with the guidelines produced by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC), which is Australia’s national representative on the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR).

This is an accredited, two-day face-to-face course, coordinated by highly qualified, experienced facilitators. The course uses multiple workstations to assist the integration of theory into practice. During the course, the participants actually get to utilise the equipment, perform procedures and manage the arrest scenarios themselves.

Numbers are strictly limited and due to the popularity of our education programs we advise you to register early. We have a limit of 6 participants per Facilitator for this course and courses tend to book out very quickly.

Course Content

Common causes of cardiac arrest
Assessment of the compromised person
Review basic life support
Advanced airway management (competency assessment item)
Recognising and managing life-threatening arrhythmias
Defibrillation (competency assessment item)
Emergency Drugs

Transcutaneous (external) pacing
Cardiac arrest algorithms
Megacode management – practice of arrest scenarios
Assessment of megacode management
Theoretical examination
Pre-reading material will be forwarded prior to this course.

2020 Course Dates & Time

8.30am – 4.00pm both days

Semester 1:   
February 10th & 11th 2020
March 5th & 6th 2020
May 5th & 6th 2020
June 30th & July 1st 2020

Semester 2:
August 3rd & 4th 2020
September 9th & 10th 2020
October 6th & 7th 2020
November 10th & 11th 2020
December 7th & 8th 2020

Registration Fees

Cost:  $599.00 (GST Inclusive)

Catering: Morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea provided

Cancellation Policy:  Due to the popularity of our programs, your registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of a completed application form and full payment, subject to availability.  We must receive seven (7) days notification of cancellation of your attendance at any course. Your registration fee will be refunded to you less a $50 cancellation fee to cover administration & processing costs, Upon seven (7) days notification of cancellation of attendance, your registration may be transferred, with no additional cost, to a future HealthCare Training Service course within the next four (4) months, if registration numbers permit.  Further, you may only transfer your registration in any program once.  Cancellations will not be accepted within 7 days of a scheduled course.  If you cancel your attendance within 7 days of scheduled course, your registration fee with be forfeited.

Note:  In the unlikely event that the course is cancelled, your registration fee will be returned in full.  As many programs fill up quickly, participants are advised to book early to avoid the disappointment of missing out.

Venue Details


Ramada by Wyndham (previously Brisbane International Hotel) – Windsor
Cnr Lutwyche Road & Bryden Street
Windsor  Qld  4030


“First class educators who, not only wrote the book on ALS, but know how to expound the information to the rest of us in such a simplified, organized and interesting fashion that the course was actually an easy, if not pleasurable, learning experience. Please keep these folk on the education calendar for all in the Central West Health Service, and ultimately our clients, to benefit from their professionalism.”
Suzanne (Barcaldine)

“A structured approach to providing effective ALS.  Facilitator was entertaining, an excellent presenter.”  Dr Jane (Cairns)

“I thought the course was brilliant.  Non-threatening environment.  Interesting and relevant information.  I’ll be back for recertification.  Thank you.”  Alison (Corinda)

“Clinical scenarios and practice time were excellent.  Simply awesome course.  Well worth the money.”  Bobbie (Camp Hill)

“Presenters and assessors had great knowledge and delivered information in an interesting and exciting manner.”  Karen (Wynnum)

Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine (ACRRM) Points

This activity has previously been accredited by the Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine (ACRRM), with the following points awarded:
10 Advanced Life Support points
30 PRPD points
30 Emergency Medicine MOPS points

Grant eligibility: Emergency Medicine/Anaesthetics

Accreditation pending for 2020

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) QI&CPD Program

This activity has previously been approved by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) for the 2017-2019 triennium, Activity No: 83721, for the following points:
Total 40 Category 1 Points (CPR inclusive)

Grant eligibility:  2 days Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics

Approval pending for 2020

Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) CPD Program

Participants in the Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) CPD program have previously been able to claim this Advanced Life Support Course as an emergency response activity in their CPD portfolio.
Emergency response activity: Cardiac Arrest (ALS)
Recognition code: ER-17-CA-058

Accreditation pending for 2020

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Points

Attendance at this course provides you with 14 Continuing Professional Development hours as part of your planned learning activities to maintain, improve and broaden your knowledge, expertise and competence. (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, March 2010)

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