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Advanced Life Support Training

  • Date


  • Location

    Clinical School Rooms 5 & 6

  • Type

    Mater Staff Education


This course is designed for clinicians working in critical care areas or experienced Registered Nurses who will Team Lead during a medical emergency. The ALS course is a 2 day course, followed by an 8 hour refresher course every alternate year.

At the completion of this course participants will demonstrate competency in the following areas:

  • Recognition of signs in patient deterioration.

  • Knowledge of common causes of cardiac arrest and treatment guidelines.

  • Rhythm recognition and interpretation.

  • Basic Life Support

  • Advanced airway management, including insertion of a LMA and assisting with intubation.

  • Manual defibrillation / external pacing / cardioversion.

  • Administration of first line drugs (Adrenaline and Amiodarone).

  • Knowledge of second line drugs.

  • Post resuscitation care.

  • Team leading and communication skills.

  • Demonstrate advanced clinical problem solving skills and clinical competence in the management of life threatening situations.


To register for this course please email

More Information

Talissha Wagner
Organisational Development Manager
(07) 4727 4032

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