Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Course Overview

This course is suitable for all training medical staff who wish to improve their technical understanding in the procedures used in managing cardiac arrest and the dynamics of a critical care team.

Run by the Queensland Health Centre for Healthcare Improvement, the one-day course is essential for annual recertification.

Competencies

Participants demonstrate they can:

  • prioritise care
  • identify and manage an airway emergency
  • apply mechanical ventilation appropriately
  • identify and manage a circulatory emergency
  • understand their team and team members' roles
  • understand the legal, ethical and safety issues related to care.

Outcomes

Participants walk away with an:

  • annual recertification of essential, life-saving skills
  • understanding of team dynamics
  • ability to work within an appropriate ethical and legal framework.

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