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CranaPlus Advanced Life Support (ALS) Course in Alice Springs

CranaPlus Advanced Life Support (ALS) Course in Alice Springs

The CRANAplus Advanced Life Sup­port (ALS) one day course is based on ANZ­COR Guide­lines and best prac­tice prin­ci­ples for remote and iso­lat­ed clin­i­cian (Nurs­es, Mid­wives, Para­medics, and Med­ical Offi­cers) who may be required to pro­vide ALS.

The course pro­vides remote health clinicians/​workforce with the skills required that con­tribute to a suc­cess­ful out­come after a car­diac arrest. Clin­i­cians will learn the impor­tance of ear­ly rhythm recog­ni­tion, CPR, defib­ril­la­tion and post-resus­ci­ta­tion care in the con­text of a remote and iso­lat­ed setting.

 Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, clinicians will be able to:

  • Under­stand the impor­tant of ear­ly recog­ni­tion of a dete­ri­o­rat­ing patient using the ABCDE approach.
  • Deliv­er stan­dard­ised adult CPR fol­low­ing the ALS algorithm.
  • Man­age a car­diac arrest spe­cif­ic to rur­al and iso­lat­ed environments.
  • Con­sid­er the rel­e­vant caus­es of a car­diopul­monary arrest in adults and treat reversible causes.
  • Main­tain high qual­i­ty CPR with min­i­mal interruptions.
  • Prompt­ly recog­nise and treat shock­able and non-shock­able rhythms.
  • Under­stand the post resus­ci­ta­tion care required.
  • Demon­strate accu­rate doc­u­men­ta­tion and com­mu­ni­cate a clear con­cise han­dover of find­ings and inter­ven­tions using the ISBAR approach
  • Under­stand the legal and eth­i­cal con­sid­er­a­tions around ALS

On completion learners will receive:

  • A CRANAplus Advanced Life Support course cer­tifi­cate (Valid for 2 years)

Cost

  • $670 for CranaPlus members
  • $770 non members

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