Advanced Life Support Refresher


Duration: 4.25 hours

This course is suitable for health professionals working in high-acuity settings such as community accident and medical clinics, independent midwives, paramedics, anaesthetic technicians, perioperative nurses, locum medical staff and others that already hold an ACLS or NZRC CORE certificate and need to re-certify at an advanced level.  This course is recognised by the  RNZCUC, ANZCA, RACS, and the NZDA as approved CME/MOPS activity. It is endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and approved for 8 CME credits for Maintenance of Professional Standards (MOPS), this course is also approved for Registrars in the GPEP programme. The course covers everything included in the Basic Life Support for Health Professionals programme, plus:

Inclusions

  • Use of suction and insertion of oropharyngeal airways
  • Supraglottic airway device (eg. LMA/i-gel) insertion during CPR
  • Overview of endotracheal intubation and wave form capnography
  • Manual defibrillation
  • Synchronised Cardioversion & Transcutaneous Pacing
  • ECG recognition  
  • Administration of emergency drugs
  • Intraosseous access  
  • Adult and child cardiac and peri-arrest simulations
  • Principles of crisis management and team work in a crisis

Upcoming Courses

Saturday, 14 July 2018
  • Cost $250.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 24 students
  • Time: From 8:45am to 1:00pm
Wednesday, 8 August 2018
  • Cost $250.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 9:30pm
Sunday, 26 August 2018
  • Cost $250.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 8:45am to 1:00pm
Saturday, 8 September 2018
  • Cost $250.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 8:45am to 1:00pm
Wednesday, 19 September 2018
  • Cost $250.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, 17 October 2018
  • Cost $250.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 9:30pm
Sunday, 28 October 2018
  • Cost $250.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 8:45am to 1:00pm
Sunday, 18 November 2018
  • Cost $250.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 8:45am to 1:00pm
Wednesday, 28 November 2018
  • Cost $250.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
  • Cost $250.00 plus GST per person
  • Location: Auckland City Hospital Clinical Skills Centre view map
  • Class size: Maximum 16 students
  • Time: From 5:15pm to 9:30pm
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Really enjoyed the course! Good amount of time spent on each skill. Good hands on experience. I'll be back next year!
PGY 1 House Officer Middlemore Hospital
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