Event Information
Advanced Life Support (ALS) - Melbourne - 14 April 2018
Hotel Grand Chancellor
VIC, 3000
$1499.00 for Non-Member
$1348.00 for Member
10 ALS
30 Emergency Medicine
1 Anaesthetics (Emergency Response)
Tier 2 Emergency Medicine Course

Advanced Life Support (ALS) - Melbourne - 14 April 2018

This ACRRM run and accredited one-day Advanced Life Support (ALS) course was developed to meet the needs of general practitioners in the management of common emergencies in rural practice. The course incorporates key aspects of Advanced Life Support skills in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines.

The course is conducted by expert instructors experienced in rural general practice.  

Participation is capped at 20 participants for maximum learning benefit from hands-on nature of the course. 

These courses aim to provide participants with the following skills and knowledge:

  • an understanding of, and practical competence in both basic life support (including CPR, etc) and advanced life support with a focus on the issues that a rural practitioner might encounter
  • competence in airway management techniques that include basic airway manoeuvres such as Guedel airway, bag and mask, oxygen therapy, and more advanced airway manoeuvres such as the use of  laryngeal mask or intubation
    • demonstrated ability to efficiently use a manual defibrillator and an automated external defibrillator (AED)
    • demonstrated ability to identify and manage basic life threatening arrhythmias such as VF and VT
    • competence in intravenous and intraosseous access and have understanding of the administration of drugs in resuscitation, in particular the dose and frequency 

Personal study hours:
Total contact hours:
Pre activity
There is pre-reading of ARC guidelines and a pre-course MCQ.
Learning objective

* Improve skills in advanced life support techniques

* Increased understanding of ARC guidelines

Assessment info

Evaluation Form

Post Course quiz

Additional info


Provider Information
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)
Level 2, 410 Queen Street
QLD, 4000