A one-day course aimed at providing the candidate with the skills and knowledge to manage the patient in the immediate period of crisis.  It includes the recognition, assessment and immediate management of the deteriorating patient. Candidates are sent a manual at least two weeks prior to the course to commence preparation for the face-to-face component. This includes those skills for dealing with a cardiac arrest or other medical emergencies in a clinical setting. Included in the course is: 

  • Recognition, assessment and management of the critically ill patient using a structured ABCDE approach (aiming to prevent cardiac arrest)
  • Airway management skills
  • Basic Life Support
  • Defibrillation skills (Manual and/or AED modes)
  • Cardiac arrest management using the ARC ALS Algorithm
  • Work as an effective team member in a cardiac arrest

Dates & COST

Date Price Enrolment
01 September 2018 $550 Event Full
10 November 2018 $550 Enrol Now


PRofessional development Endorsements

College Activity
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) E1401AURE
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists ER-14-CA-077
College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand

Activity Group 3 – Category 3B; Quality Assurance and Patient Safety Activities

3 points per hour (9 hours)

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners


Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Category 4: Structured Learning Projects at 3 credits per hour – 9 hours

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM)

Group Learning – Workshops and Training – Procedural skills based 8 CPD hours

  • One day; 8am to 4pm
  • 190 Hume Street, Toowoomba

Who is this course for?
  • Medical Doctors
  • Registered Nurses
Class Size
  • Maximum 6 participants per course