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Advanced Life Support
- : Newcastle NSW 2300
This Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (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 .
Advanced Life Support (ALS) provides a peer-to-peer and laid-back learning environment. The course is conducted by expert emergency medicine instructors experienced in rural general practice.
Topics discussed are in-depth and specific to managing life-saving, with each course conducted by Fellows, for Fellows. Stories are shared between participants with chances to debrief and bond, providing a strong sense of community.
This course will provide you with:
- An understanding of both basic and advanced life support, specifically focusing on issues that may arise for rural practitioners
- Competence in up-to-date airway management techniques
- Efficiency in using a manual defibrillator and an automated external defibrillator (AED)
- Competence in identifying and managing life threatening arrhythmias
- Competence in intravenous access or intraosseous access, and
- Competence in administering drugs in resuscitation with correct dosage and frequency.