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Advanced Life Support Course


Gain Advanced Life Support (ALS) certification on your terms by completing the CRANAplus ALS course online, the only accredited ALS course in Australia that enables you to undertake your clinical assessment via a virtual platform.

6 hours Online Course and Virtual Clinical Assessment

RACGP (Category 1) 40 QI&CPD points

About the education provider

CRANAplus is the peak professional body supporting the remote and isolated health workforce of Australia.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the normal cardiac anatomy, rhythm and conduction system of the heart.
  2. Demonstrate competency in the management of life threatening situation including DRSABCD and ALS techniques and post arrest care.
  3. Describe the legal, ethical and OH&S issues in relation to ALS.
  • Introduction
  • DRS
  • Airway
  • Breathing
  • Defibrillation
  • Medicines
  • Post Resuscitation Care
  • Ethics Medico-Legal
  • Documentation
  • Summary

Course Delivery
Based on the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines and best practice principles, course content is contextualised to the specialised setting experienced by remote, isolated and rural medical professionals.

Basic Life Support (BLS) is a self-reported (no evidence required) prerequisite for this module.

Following successful completion of both components you will be awarded an Advanced Life Support Certificate and will have the skills required for the management of the patient prior, during and after a cardio respiratory arrest.

Virtual Clinical Assessment
By registering for this module, you agree to complete the CRANAplus clinical assessment. With all required resources at hand, the assessment is completed via Skype (or equivalent) with a CRANAplus Assessor. To view a list of resources required to complete the assessment online with a virtual assessor, please click here.

CRANAplus also have a pool of assessors located nationally with access to the required equipment. If you would prefer to undertake your ALS assessment face-to-face, please contact CRANAplus directly via email

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Advanced Life Support (CPR + airways)

Medical Audience
GP, GP Registrar, Specialist, Doctors in Training/DIT, Junior Doctor, Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor

6h : 0m
MBA: 6h : 0m
ACRRM - Fellow: 10 pts
RACGP: 40 pts
$495.00 inc. of GST
$579.00 inc. of GST

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Modules in the Learning Course

  • CRANAplus Predisposing Activity

    The Predisposing Activity is available for members of the RACGP...

  • Topic 1 - Introduction

    Topic 1 - Introduction

  • Topic 2 - DRS

    Topic 2 - DRS

  • Topic 3 - Airway

    Topic 3 - Airway

  • Topic 4 - Breathing

    Topic 4 - Breathing

  • Topic 5 - Defibrillation

    Topic 5 - Defibrillation

  • Topic 6 - Medicines

    Topic 6 - Medicines

  • Topic 7 - Post Resuscitation Care

    Topic 7 - Post Resuscitation Care

  • Topic 8 - Ethics medico-Legal

    Topic 8 - Ethics medico-Legal

  • Topic 9 - Documentation

    Topic 9 - Documentation

  • Summary

    ALS Summary

  • ALS Practical Assessment

    This is the practical assessment for Advanced Life Support. Please...