Advanced Cardiac Life Support (CPR)

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Latest Course update : January 2017

Management of cardiac arrest is a critical skill for all health professionals. Regular updates are essential for maintaining the knowledge and practical skills required for CPR. In the following modules we draw upon the most recent Australian Resuscitation Council recommendations to review the approach to the patient with suspected cardiac arrest. For each topic an eTutorial is used to introduce the topic and provides a useful background to work through the clinical case scenario.

The course covers :

  • 1. Diagnosis of cardiac arrest

  • 2. Procedure and algorithm for basic life support

  • 3. Cardiac arrest rhythms

  • 4. Algorithm for advanced life support

  • 5. Procedure for defibrillation

  • 6. Post resuscitation care

  • 7. Managing the patient with foreign body airway obstruction

  • 8. Paediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Information about the Course

  • Designed for medical officers, nurses, paramedics and students in all medical fields

  • CME hours : Certified for 8.5 hours of continuing medical education

  • CPD accreditation : RACGP, ACRRM

  • Duration of enrolement : 12 months (commences from the date of course enrolement)

  • CPD Certificate is provided with successful completion of the course

ACRRM Accredited CourseCourse Accreditation


  • Course Code : 7380

  • Points Allocation : 30 PRPD Points

RACGP Accredited ActivityRACGP

  • Activity Number : 86243

  • Points Category : Category 1

  • Points Allocation :  40 Points