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Australian Resuscitation Council Advanced Life Support Level 2 Course NT0027

02 November 2017 to 03 November 2017
NCCTRC Training Facility, 8th Floor Royal Darwin Hospital

This two day, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) internationally accredited course, aims to provide theoretical & practical skills to effectively team lead and manage cardiopulmonary arrests, peri-assist situations & special circumstances, whilst following the latest ARC guidelines. Whilst the course covers advanced resuscitation skills, it is also designed to develop leadership and team skills in managing such emergencies. Candidates are required to complete a pre-course MCQ to guide preparation.

Course content includes:

  • Recognition, assessment and management of the deteriorating patient using a structured ABCDE approach (aiming to prevent cardiac arrest)

  • Treat cardiac and/or respiratory arrest, including manual defibrillation

  • Management of life-threatening arrhythmias

  • Preparing and planning for post resuscitation care

  • Care for the deteriorating patient or patient in cardiac and/or respiratory arrest in special circumstances such as asthma, anaphylaxis, and pregnancy

  • Lead a team, work as a team member, and use structured communication skills including giving an effective handover

  • Consideration for end of life decision making

PRE-REQUISITE: Basic Life Support competent

SUITABLE PARTICIPANTS: Health Professionals currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), who would be expected to apply these skills as part of their clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis. Appropriate participants include Doctors, Intensive Care Paramedics, and Registered Nurses working within Critical Care areas, or as part of a resuscitation or medical emergency team.


Northern Territory Government staff members: $400.00 [pp incl. GST]

non Northern Territory Government staff: $750.00 [pp incl. GST]

[prices and course availability are subject to change]