Details and Registration

16h CPD

Paediatric ALS certification: two-day program

Registered NurseRegistered MidwifeEnrolled Nurse


This practical and theoretical program provides training for nurses and midwives in paediatric basic and advanced life support in a clinical setting. The program content runs over two days with certification for both BLS and ALS on the second day. It is based on the latest Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and incorporates theoretical lectures, clinical skill stations and scenarios. Registration includes a program manual and e-learning material.

Program includes:

  • priorities of care
  • paediatric basic life support algorithm and principles
  • advanced airway management including laryngeal mask airway insertion
  • ECG interpretation of life treating rhythms and defibrillation
  • pharmacology including intraosseous cannulation
  • post resuscitation care
  • team roles
  • legal and ethical issues.

The program is most suitable for those with little or no experience or knowledge of paediatric ALS or those wanting a comprehensive update. It is also suitable for experienced Adult ALS trained healthcare professionals requiring paediatric ALS certification.

A total of 16 CPD hours is assigned to this program (based on 12 hours program contact and four hours self-directed learning). Attendees can test their knowledge by completing the electronic pre-test prior to the day. The pre-test and the paediatric PDR ALS interactive program manual are emailed approximately one month prior to course commencement.

This course is suitable for registered nurses, enrolled nurses and midwives.

ACCCN members are required to register via

ACCCN members will be contacted following registration to organise payment.

ANMF/ACCCN Member $450, Non-member $550, Job Rep $400

 Date Venue Sessions
 Wed, 03 Jun 2020 ANMF Melbourne Start Date: 03/06/2020 09:00:00 am
End Date: 03/06/2020 17:00:00 pm
Venue: ANMF Melbourne Presenter: ACCCN accredited trainers

Start Date: 10/06/2020 09:00:00 am
End Date: 10/06/2020 17:00:00 pm
Venue: ANMF Melbourne Presenter: ACCCN accredited trainers