ALS Program Overview

We have a range of Advanced Life Support programs available in all States.

NATIONAL ADULT ALS CERTIFICATION: 2 DAY PROGRAM

ACCCN offers a two-day Adult Advanced Life Support program to healthcare professionals in the provision of Adult Basic and Advanced Life Support in a clinical setting. The program content runs over two days with certification for both BLS and ALS on the second day. Based on the latest Australian Resuscitation Council Statements on
Basic and Advanced Life Support; ANZCOR 2016 guidelines, the program incorporates theoretical lectures, clinical skill stations and scenarios. Registration includes a program manual and e-learning material.
Program content includes:

Priorities of care
  • Basic Life Support algorithm and principles
  • Adult Advanced Life Support algorithm and principles
  • Advanced airway management including laryngeal mask airway insertion
  • Electrical therapy – defibrillation, synchronised cardioversion, external pacing
  • Pharmacology including intraosseous cannulation
  • Post Resuscitation care
  • Team roles
  • Legal and ethical

This program is most suitable for those with little or no experience or knowledge of ALS or those wanting a comprehensive update. A total of 16 CPD hours are assigned to this program (based on 12 hours program contact and four hours self-directed learning).

NATIONAL ADULT ALS RECERTIFICATION: 1 DAY PROGRAM

ACCCN recommends annual recertification in advanced life support, and offers a one-day theoretical and practical Adult Advanced Life Support recertification program for healthcare professionals. Based on the latest Australian Resuscitation Council Statements on Basic and Advanced Life Support; ANZCOR 2016 guidelines,, the morning is a review of ALS content with the opportunity to apply those concepts in practice scenarios. The theoretical and practical assessment for recertification will follow in the afternoon. Registration includes a program manual and e-learning material.
Morning review of the following topics will include:

Priorities of care

  • Basic Life Support algorithm and principles
  • Adult Advanced Life Support algorithm and principles
  • Airway management and electrical therapy skill stations
  • Practice scenarios in team roles

A total of 10 CPD hours are assigned to this program, (including six hours program contact and four hours self-directed learning).

NATIONAL PAEDIATRIC ALS CERTIFICATION: 2 DAY PROGRAM

ACCCN offers a two-day Paediatric Advanced Life Support program to healthcare professionals in the provision of Paediatric Basic and Advanced Life Support in a clinical setting. The program content runs over two days with certification for both BLS and ALS on the second day. Based on the latest Australian Resuscitation Council Statements on Basic and Advanced Life Support; ANZCOR 2016 guidelines, the program incorporates theoretical lectures, clinical skill stations and scenarios. Registration includes a program manual and e-learning material.

Program content includes:

  • Priorities of care
  • Paediatric Basic Life Support algorithm and principles
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support algorithm and principles
  • Advanced airway management including laryngeal mask airway insertion
  • Electrical therapy – defibrillation, synchronised cardioversion, external pacing
  • Pharmacology including intraosseous cannulation
  • Post resuscitation care
  • Team roles
  • Legal and ethical

The program is most suitable for those with little or no experience or knowledge of paediatric ALS or those wanting a comprehensive update. It is also suitable for experienced Adult ALS trained healthcare professionals requiring paediatric ALS Certification. A total of 16 CPD points are assigned for this program (including 12 hours program contact and four hours self-directed learning).

NATIONAL PAEDIATRIC ALS RECERTIFICATION: 1 DAY PROGRAM

ACCCN recommends annual recertification in advanced life support, and offers a one-day theoretical and practical Paediatric Advanced Life Support recertification program for healthcare professionals who have previously completed a formal paediatric ALS course. Based on the latest Australian Resuscitation Council Statements on Basic and Advanced Life Support; ANZCOR 2016 guidelines,the morning is a review of paediatric ALS content with the opportunity to apply those concepts in practice scenarios. The theoretical and practical assessment for recertification will follow in the afternoon. Registration includes a program manual and e-learning material.

Morning overview of the following topics will include:

Priorities of care

  • Paediatric Basic Life Support algorithm and principles
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support algorithm and principles
  • Airway management and electrical therapy skill stations
  • Practice scenarios in team roles

A total of 10 CPD hours has been assigned to this program (including six hours program content and four hours self-directed learning).