Advanced Life Support 1

Core skills in BLS and ALS


The ALS 1 course is designed for medical and nursing staff to be accredited in the core skills required for Basic and Advanced Life Support. The course is delivered in a supportive learning environment and uses interactive online pre-learning to cover core knowledge skills in conjunction with a one day workshop for procedural skills and simulation training.

The course is suited to medical officers and nurses new to ALS, and for senior nurses who wish to upskill and challenge themselves.

Topics covered in the program include include:

  • Basic Life Support: Basic Airway Management, Bag and Mask ventilation, Cardiac Compression, Attaching and using an AED

  • Advanced Life Support: ALS algorithm, Recognition of Arrest Rhythms, Procedure for Defibrillation, ALS drugs

  • Post-Resuscitation Management

Course Dates

Course dates for 2018: 8:45am–5:00pm

  • Monday, March 5th

  • Monday, May 28th

  • Monday, August 13th

  • Monday, November 26th


Register for ALS 1 Workshop

Course Cost: $395 (inc GST) – Registration includes access to Course eLearning and One Day Skills and Simulation workshop.

Course Venue: LearnEM Training Centre, 47 Manton Street, Hindmarsh, SA 5007

Course Accreditation:

  • Australian College of Nursing (12 CPD Hours)

  • Australian College for Rural and Remote Medicine (Pending)

  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (40 Cat 1 points: Activity Number 100842)

  • Rural procedural Grant: One day for Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesia

Further information

Contact : Nikki Crichton, LearnEM Program Coordinator

RACGP Accredited Activity
Australian College for Rural and Remote Medicine

Workshop Pre-learning

Instructions : Click the link below to access the Workshop Pre-learning. (Pre-learning can only be accessed by participants registered for the workshop).