CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Advanced Life Support Level 1 (ALS1) CALHN - 1 day course (TQEH Campus)

Advanced Life Support Level 1 (ALS1) CALHN - 1 day course (TQEH Campus)

This 1 day course designed to give the candidate the skills for managing a cardiac arrest or other medical emergencies in a clinical setting. The course covers recognition of the critically ill patient, airway management, resuscitation procedures, defibrillation and basic drug therapy. 

The objectives of the ARC Advanced Life Support Level 1: ALS1/ILS Course are to train health care personnel:

  • to manage patients in the immediate periods of crisis aiming to prevent deterioration and cardiopulmonary arrest
  • in common causes and strategies for the prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest, and the ABCDE approach
  • in initial resuscitation and defibrillation (manual and / or AED) and simple airway management
  • to manage patients in cardiopulmonary arrest until arrival of the resuscitation team or expert help
  • to participate as members of the resuscitation team

Please note all courses are held in the Nursing Education Centre at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital


19 March 2020 - COURSE NOW CANCELLED as per ARC Recommendation

28 April 2020  - Course Full

15 May 2020 - Course Full

25 June 2020 - Course Full

15 July 2020 - Applications close:  10 June 2020

06 August 2020 - Applications close:  02 July 2020

07 August 2020 - Applications close:  02 July 2020


Due to limited places, priority will be given to staff members for whom ALS1 accreditation is a mandatory requirement.

Acknowledgement of application is not confirmation of a place.

For further information contact:


Central Adelaide Local Health Network Employee  $77.00
SA Health Employee  $150.00
Full fee paying Applicant   $400.00

Cancellation Policy

  • A minimum of 2 weeks’ notice is required to reschedule or cancel. Consideration of extenuating circumstances will be at the discretion of the Course Director & the Nursing Director, CALHN Nursing Education.
  • Full payment is required in advance of the course.
  • The Certificate and ARC ALS1-ILS Provider Card will be withheld until course fee is paid in full.
  • The Candidate having applied for & being confirmed into a course, gives less than two weeks’ notice or fails to attend will have the total (100%) course fee withheld.
  • If a course is cancelled and the course manual is not returned within two weeks a $50 manual replacement fee applies.


CALHN & SA Health employees click here to apply

All other applicants click here to apply

Please return your application to the Royal Adelaide Hospital, CALHN Nursing Education, 5D390