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16 March - Advanced Life Support FULLY SUBSCRIBED

16 March 2019 - 16 March 2019

Event Details

Event Type Specialised Course
Organisation HPMI
Registrations Close 16 Mar, 2019
Location Family Action Centre Training Room
The Station 5 (see map below)
University of Newcastle, Callaghan New South Wales 2308
Venue Phone: 0405 498 262 on day
Accreditation Available 10 RACGP QI&CPD Category 2 Points
Registration Fee $500

This course is now fully subscribed, the next course to be held is on 15 June 2019

Date:  SATURDAY, 16 MARCH 2019

Time:  8.45 am Registration, 9.00am - 3.00 pm Meeting



  • A specialised course that satisfies the requirements for Registrars of the RACGP for Advanced Life Support (ALS), ACRRM members are welcome.
  • Components include theory and practical skills in CPR for all ages, defibrillation, trauma assessment, application of stiff neck collars, use of IO for vascular access, advanced airway care, managing airway obstructions with a laryngoscope and Magill forceps, cardiac arrest rhythms, ALS drug regimes and scenarios. 
  • Course can be run as an extension of the Resuscitation Skills for General Practice course

Learning Outcomes 

  • Perform resuscitation using with ARC BLS and ALS guidelines, including DRSABCDE.  
  • Use a BVM device, oropharyngeal, nasopharyngeal and LMA airways and the use of a defibrillator in resuscitation.
  • Use various suction devices and MacGill's forceps for the relief of acute upper airway obstruction.                 
  • Identify and manage potential cervical spinal injuries using stiff neck collars and immobilization strategies.
  • Complete simulated scenarios, including team management, clinical interventions and patient safety.

Presenter: SIMON GOULD, Principal Lecturer, Medics for Life

VENUE: FAMILY ACTION CENTRE Training Room, The Station 5, University of Newcastle, Callaghan Click here for map

Venue Phone: (on day only): 0405 498 262

Cost: $500 

Directions to venue

  • Enter the University at the Stannett St traffic lights (not the large roundabout) stay in the right lane, take the first right.
  • Go over 4 speed humps (2 big ones & 2 small ones) and turn in at the Hunter (Griffith Duncan Theatre) sign on your left. Continue down the hill to the immediate right, Hunter Lane (not to the carpark on the left, Bowman Cres).
  • Parking is free after 5.30pm on weekdays and anytime over the weekend in staff and general parking (you do not need a permit).
  • Do not park in ‘Service’ car parks.
  • The Training Room is in the third row of demountable buildings with a ‘Lismore’ sign

Click here for map


Contact Details

Contact Mrs Tracy Hicks,
Phone: (02) 4913 8163
Fax: (02) 4913 8763
Email: Tracy.Hicks@newcastle.edu.au

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