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30 May 2023 Click for more

The course focuses on developing skills, knowledge and confidence in managing medical emergencies including cardiac arrest. It includes the recognition, assessment and immediate management of the deteriorating patient.

NSW Rural Doctors Network would like to invite you to a one-day Advanced Life Support course in Orange on Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 May.

The course meets the standards for Advanced Life Support level 1 as defined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and includes:

  • Recognition, assessment and management of the critically ill patient using a structured ABCDE approach (aiming to prevent cardiac arrest)

  • Airway management skills

  • Basic Life Support

  • Defibrillation skills (Manual and/or AED modes)

  • Cardiac arrest management using the ARC ALS Algorithm

  • Work as an effective team member in a cardiac arrest

The course is facilitated by Queanbeyan Health Service.


There are no formal prerequisites for this course however candidates are expected to be competent in CPR and to have prepared for the course by reading the provided manual.  Participants will be sent a manual at least two weeks prior to the course in preparation for the face-to-face component.

 CPD & Certificates

  • Approved CPD Accredited Activity with RACGP and ACRRM*

  • Approved with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC)

  • ALS Certificate valid for 4 years

  • ARC-issued ALS Provider Wallet Card

  • Basic Life Support certified