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28 November - Advanced Life Support FULLY SUBCRIBED

28 November 2020 - 28 November 2020

Event Details

Event Type Specialised Course
Organisation HPMI
Registrations Close 28 Nov, 2020
Location HMRI Building
John Hunter Hospital Campus
Kookaburra Circuit
HMRI, JHH Campus, New Lambton Heights New South Wales 2305
Venue Phone: 0405 498 262 on day
Accreditation Available 40 RACGP QI&CPD Points
Registration Fee $550

This course if fully subscribed the next course will be held on 13 February 2021


Time:  8.45 am Registration, 9.00am - 4.00 pm Meeting



  • Attracts 3 Performance review PDP units, 5 Educational activity PDP units + 3 Emergency Medicine MOPS, 1 Anaesthetics Emergency Response MOP.
  • A specialised course that satisfies the requirements for Registrars of the RACGP for Advanced Life Support (ALS)
  • 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

Cost: $550 

To register please call 02 49138163 as spots are limited.

Venue: The HMRI building is located on the John Hunter Hospital Campus, off Lookout Road, New Lambton Heights. Once on campus, HMRI is accessible by following Kookaburra Circuit past the main entrance to John Hunter Hospital, around to the rear of the campus.

This short video provides a visual ‘driving guide’ to finding the HMRI Building.

Parking: Free Parking available. To access the HMRI Car Park No 5, drive along Kookaburra Circuit then turn left immediately after the HMRI Building. Go to entrance of HMRI building (green sign) and take lift on left hand side to Level 4 where seminar is held





Contact Details

Contact Ms Tracy Hicks,
Phone: (02) 4913 8163
Fax: (02) 4921 6467
Email: Tracy.Hicks@newcastle.edu.au
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