Australian Resuscitation Council
Advanced Life Support Course
(ARC ALS)

Level 2 Advanced life support


Date Saturday 24 & Sunday 25  February 2018
Location The Bays Hospital
Conference room
Vale Street, Mornington
Time 8am to 6.00pm
Cost $1,400 Medical
$1,000 Nursing / Paramedic

A 2-day course designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to manage the deteriorating patient, and the patient in cardiac arrest.

This course is suitable for healthcare professionals who may frequently encounter deteriorating patients in their clinical practice.  Applicants typically include Doctors and Nurses working in critical care (eg. Emergency, Intensive Care, Coronary Care, High Dependency), and Paramedics.

The ARC ALS course is a standardised national course with international accreditation. This course is also recognised for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit with:
RACGP, ANZCA, CICM, ACRRM, ACN, ACEM, and RACP.

Candidates will receive the course manual via post approximately 1 month prior (ARC ALS Level 2 – Third Australian Edition)

Successful candidates receive an ARC ALS completion card issued by the ARC (valid four years).

Course delivery:

  • Pre-course MCQ
  • Competency based skills stations (airway, CPR, defibrillation, deteriorating patient)
  • Cardiac arrest stimulation test
  • Post-course MCQ

You will learn:

  • Recognition, assessment and management of the critically ill patient using structured ABCDE approach
  • Cardiac arrest management using ARC ALS algorithm
  • Airway management skills and CPR
  • Defibrillation, transcutaneous pacing and synchronised cardioversion
  • Tachycardia and bradycardia management
  • Special circumstances e.g. anaphylaxis, hypothermia
  • Post resuscitation management
  • Working effectively as a Team Leader, and Team Member.

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Download the Advanced Life Support information sheet

For more information contact Deborah Sharp, Clinical Educator
Phone: (03) 5970 5309
Email: events@thebays.com.au