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Advanced Life Support course level 1 (ALS1) is a one day course accredited by the Australian Resuscitation Council that equips medical personnel with the skills and confidence to approach the unwell patient. The course is made up of both lectures and activity stations and is run in small groups of 6 candidates. The areas covered are:
The 8 hour course is recognised by:
RACGP requirements for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Advanced Life Support (GPs are eligible to apply for Category 1, self direct CPD)
RACP (24 credits) and ANZCA (Emergency Response activity)
The course is run every month at the Mater Hospital.
The two day Advanced Life Support level 2 (ALS2) course covers all aspects of the ALS1 course plus:
The two day course is run 4 times a year (March, May, August and November) at the Mater Hospital