Advanced Life Support (ALS) Course


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.

Select course date below and enrol today :
  • Advanced airway management (competency assessment item)
  • Recognising and managing life-threatening arrhythmias
  • Defibrillation (competency assessment item)
  • Megacode management – practice of arrest scenarios
  • Assessment of megacode management
  • Pre-reading material will be forwarded prior to this course
  • Common causes of cardiac arrest
  • Assessment of the compromised person
  • Review basic life support
  • Emergency Drugs
  • Transcutaneous (external) pacing
  • Cardiac arrest algorithms
  • Theoretical examination

Cost:  $750.00 (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.

8.30am – 4.00pm both days

Semester 1:   
January 22nd & 23rd 2024  3 places remaining
February 26th & 27th 2024  Fully Booked!  Sorry!
March 27th & 28th 2024  1 place remaining
April 23rd & 24th 2024  2 places remaining
April 29th & 30th 2024 New course added!
May 16th & 17th 2024
June 17th & 18th 2024

Semester 2:

July 17th & 18th 2024
August 5th & 6th 2024
September 12th & 13th 2024
October 8th & 9th 2024
November 14th & 15th 2024
December 9th & 10th 2024

Brisbane Business Centre – Herston
17 Gould Road
Herston Qld 4006

Suzanne (Barcaldine)

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.

Dr Jane (Cairns)

A structured approach to providing effective ALS. Facilitator was entertaining, an excellent presenter.

Alison (Corinda)

I thought the course was brilliant.  Non-threatening environment.  Interesting and relevant information.  I’ll be back for recertification.  Thank you.

Bobbie (Camp Hill)

Clinical scenarios and practice time were excellent.  Simply awesome course.  Well worth the money.

Karen (Wynnum)

Presenters and assessors had great knowledge and delivered information in an interesting and exciting manner.


Australia College of Rural & Remote Medicine (ACRRM) Points

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

Grant eligibility: Emergency Medicine/Anaesthetics

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

Participants in the Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) CPD Program are able to claim this Paediatric Basic & Advanced Life Support Course as an emergency response activity in their CPD portfolio.
Emergency response activity: Cardiac arrest (ALS)
Recognition code: ER-19-CA-119

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Points

In addition, 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).

This activity has previously been approved by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) however we have elected to no longer submit our courses to RACGP for approval. Medical Officers who are members of RACGP are still able and most welcome to attend our courses then self-submit their certification for CPD points to be allocated.


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