Advanced Life Support (eALS or ALS)
24 - 30
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Education Centre, DGRI
eALS is a 1 day course 0800-1900 3-4 delivered 3-4 times/yr; ALS is a 2 day course 0800-1800 delivered once/yr
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The course programme consists of lectures, workshops, skill stations and cardiac arrest simulations, teaching the knowledge and skills required to:
- recognise and treat the deteriorating patient using a structured ABCDE approach
- deliver standardised CPR in adults
- manage a cardiac arrest by working with a multidisciplinary team in an emergency situation
- utilise non-technical skills to facilitate strong team leadership and effective team membership.
On line learning with pre-course Virtual Learning modules to complete. Manual sent out 4 weeks before the course.
Assessment and Certification
Certificated and accredited by the resuscitation council UK.
Certificate valid for 4 years
The ALS provider course is designed for healthcare professionals who would be expected to apply the skills taught as part of their clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis. Appropriate participants include doctors and nurses working in acute care areas (e.g. CAU, ED, CCU) or on resuscitation /medical emergency outreach teams. All applicants must hold a professional healthcare qualification or be in training for a professional healthcare qualification.
eALS should be for those who are recertifying or hold another training qualification at advanced level
ALS is aimed at those who have never completed a resuscitation training course at advanced level
Contact the resus training team via email to request an application form and obtain details of current course fees – [email protected]