Advance Life Support for Nurses by Australian Faculty (New)

09th November 2018

National Simulation Centre, Mulleriyawa Base Hospital

Registration Fees : (LKR.2000.00 FOR LIFE MEMBERS) (50 USD)

Presented by Australian Nurses certified  in ALS

 

This one day certification is suitable for those working in an emergency/critical care environment and/or who have previously attended an ALS course and require an annual update.

 

The ALS  core course is designed  nursing staff to be accredited in the core skills required for Basic and Advanced Life Support. The course is delivered in a supportive learning environment and uses interactive learning material.

 

The course is suited to nurses new to ALS, and for senior nurses who wish to upskill and challenge themselves.

 

Topics covered in the program include:

 

  • Basic Life Support: Basic Airway Management, Bag and Mask ventilation, Cardiac Compression, Attaching and using an AED
  • Advanced Life Support: ALS algorithm, Recognition of Arrest Rhythms, Procedure for Defibrillation, ALS drugs
  • Post-Resuscitation Management

 

Outline

 

  • use of a manual and or SAED (Shock Advisory External Defibrillator),
  • transcutaneous pacing,
  • the role of drugs in cardiac arrest,
  • effective bag-mask ventilation, and
  • insertion of a Laryngeal Mask Airway

 

Content

 

Content is based on recommendations from the Australian Resuscitation Council and on crisis resource management (CRM) principles including effective leadership, communication, distribution of workload, and assertiveness.

COURSE DIRECTORS

Ms Karla Rimmington

Senior specialist nurse

Emergency Department

Calvary Mater Newcastle

Ms. Rebecca Robertson

Nursing Manager

Emergency Department

Calvary Mater Newcastle