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Advanced Life Support – Level 2

Start:
Sat 11 Nov 2017 @ 8:00 am
End:
Sun 12 Nov 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Location:
Sydney, Rydalmere
Cost:
$1595
This is a two-day course with the focus on the developing advanced skills in managing deteriorating patient and cardiac arrest.

The course is designed for healthcare professionals with who would be expected to apply those skills taught as part of their clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis.

Introduction:

This is a two-day course with the focus on the developing advanced skills in managing deteriorating patient and cardiac arrest.

The course is designed for healthcare professionals with who would be expected to apply those skills taught as part of their clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis.

Appropriate participants include doctors, and nurses working in critical care areas (e.g. ED, CCU, ICU, HDU, acute admissions units) or in the resuscitation /medical emergency team, and paramedics.

Upon successful course completion, including demonstration of skills competency in all learning stations including CPR, defibrillation, bag-mask ventilation, a CasTest and a written assessment, students receive an ALS course completion card, valid for four years.

This course requires the completion of a pre-course assessment.

Target Audience:

Appropriate participants include doctors, and nurses working in critical care areas (e.g. ED, CCU, ICU, HDU, acute admissions units) or in the resuscitation /medical emergency team, and paramedics.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Successful participants will receive an ARC Advanced Life Support Level 2 certificate
  • Successful participants will receive a ALS 2 Providers Card issued by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC)

Learning Methods:

  • Pre-course multiple choice assessment
  • Progressive practical assessment
  • Final multiple choice assessment

Program Benefits:

  • Airway management skills
  • Basic Life Support skills
  • Defibrillation skills (Manual mode)

Content:

  • Recognition, assessment and management of the critically ill patient using a structured ABCDE approach
  • Airway management skills
  • Basic Life Support
  • Defibrillation skills (Manual mode)
  • Cardiac arrest management using the ARC ALS Algorithm
  • Work as an effective leader and team member in a cardiac arrest
  • Treat cardiac and/or respiratory arrest
  • Preparing and planning for post resuscitation care
  • Care for the deteriorating patient or patient in cardiac and/or respiratory arrest in special circumstances such as asthma, anaphylaxis, and pregnancy
  • Lead a team, work as a team member, and use structured communication skills including giving an effective handover