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Advanced Life Support (ALS)

This 1 day course will equip learners with the theoretical and practical skills required to practice advanced life support in adults. We can adjust this face-to-face programme to suit the needs of the group and it can be complimented with a range of our online training courses.

General information:

  • Maximum no of course participants: 12.
  • Course duration: 1 day.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Knowledge of the incidence and causes of sudden death in adults.
  • Understand Advanced Life Support (ALS) guidelines in adults.
  • Demonstrate confident and safe practice of ALS in adults.
  • Understand principles surrounding defibrillation.
  • Demonstrate how to recognise cardiac arrest and peri-arrest ECG rhythms.
  • Understand safe principles and techniques for airway management using Laryngeal Mask Airway and Endotracheal Intubation.
  • Knowledge of what drugs are used and when.

Course content includes:

  • Incidence and causes of sudden death.
  • Review of basic resuscitation skills.
  • Advanced life support practice and supervision.
  • Defibrillation technique.
  • ECG recognition of cardiac arrest and peri-arrest rhythms.
  • Airway management - Laryngeal Mask Airway and Endotracheal Intubation.
  • Drug administration methods.

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