Advanced Life Support Level 1 (ALS1)


Thank you for your registration for this Advanced Life Support Level 1 (ALS1) short course.  We will be in contact with details and payment instructions shortly.  We look forward to your attendance.

Are you a Registered Nurse or Health Professional looking to refresh and develop your skills?

Date: Friday 14th May 2021, Saturday 12th June 2021, Sunday 13th June 2021, Saturday 17th July 2021, Saturday 18th December 2021
Time: 8am - 6pm (AWST) 1pm - 3pm (AEST)
Cost: $500 (inc. GST)
Location:
Fremantle Campus, WA

The Advanced Life Support Level 1 (ALS1) course is ideal for those healthcare professionals (including student healthcare professionals) who are less frequently involved in the initial response to a deteriorating patient or to a patient in cardiac arrest. It is a one-day multi-professional course aimed at providing the candidate with the skills and knowledge to manage the patient in the immediate period of crisis.

  • Course Learning Outcomes

    Included in the course are lectures, workshops, skills stations and simulation teaching that covers:

    1. Recognition, assessment and management of the critically ill patient using a structured ABCDE approach (aiming to prevent cardiac arrest)
    2. Airway management skills
    3. Basic Life Support
    4. Defibrillation skills (Manual and/or AED modes)
    5. Cardiac arrest management using the Australian Resus Council ALS Algorithm
    6. Work as an effective team member in a cardiac arrest

    The course is ideal for those in healthcare with limited or infrequent exposure to life-threatening crisis events needing advanced life support training.

    Candidates are sent a manual at least two weeks prior to the course to commence preparation for the face-to-face component. This includes those skills for dealing with a cardiac arrest or other medical emergencies in a clinical setting.

    The adult advanced life support courses are standardised national courses accredited by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC), teaching evidence-based resuscitation guidelines and skills to healthcare professionals.

    As all co-badged courses in Australia are regulated by the ARC, the ALS course credentials are cross-recognised by the RC (UK), New Zealand Resuscitation Council (NZRC) and the European Resuscitation Council (ERC).

    Candidates on the ALS courses are derived from the medical, nursing, paramedical and allied healthcare professions. ARC Courses provide the opportunity for inter-professional education to promote the knowledge, skills, attributes and attitudes in order to work together in an effective collaborative fashion. Certification for the advanced life support courses is valid for up to 4 years.

  • About the facilitator

    Dr Steven Hardman
    Senior Lecturer | School of Nursing & Midwifery
    The University of Notre Dame Australia
    RN (Adult), DipHE Nursing, BSc (Hon), PGCert Higher Education, PGCert Critical Care, MSc, PhD

    Dr Steven Hardman is a registered nurse with 26 years of post graduate experience. Steve has worked in a variety of settings across the globe including clinical, educational and military roles. He completed a PhD at The University of Notre Dame Australia with his research focusing on the role and competencies of graduate nurses dealing with clinically deteriorating ward patients. His areas of expertise are within acute and critical care nursing, clinical deterioration, advanced life support and resuscitation. Steve continues to work clinically as a senior nurse within a Metropolitan intensive care unit.

    Steve is currently employed within the School of Nursing and Midwifery as a senior lecturer. This involves coordinating, developing and delivering several undergraduate and postgraduate nursing and multi-professional courses. Other roles and responsibilities undertaken by Steve include chairing the School Exam Committee, acting as academic liaison for undergraduate students, membership of the School Research Committee and the supervision of several higher degree by research students.

  • Refund & Cancellation Policy

    A full refund is available if notice of cancellation is received 42 days (6 weeks) prior to ALS course commencement.

    Transfer to another course date without loss of payment only if outside minimum cancellation period.

    The University of Notre Dame Australia reserves the right to cancel a course date if minimum numbers are not achieved, with full refund or transfer to another course date.

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