CALHN L & D Courses

Basic Life Support Instructors Workshop CALHN


  • Employed as a clinician within CALHN
  • Completed BLS annual 2018 update

Aim of Workshop

To provide an instructional program to formally accredit staff as in-hospital Basic Life Support Instructors within CALHN

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this Instructor program participants will able to:

  • Demonstrate BLS knowledge and skills and be able to deliver BLS updates for staff in the workplace based on the current ARC guidelines
  • Understand the role of the BLS instructor
  • Apply adult teaching principles in the instruction of BLS
  • Support staff with ethical dilemmas and debrief post resuscitation events
  • Explain and apply WHS implications and Infection Control principles

Workshop Content

  • Role of the BLS Instructor
  • Teaching and Assessing BLS
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Care of BLS Equipment
  • WHS Considerations

Assessment Criteria  

  • Completion of the BLS Instructors online module
  • Attendance at 1 day workshop
  • Supervised BLS Instruction session is to be completed within 6 weeks post workshop attendance - may be achieved at the BLS Blitz.

Pre-attendance Completion

  • Completion of BLS Instructors online module
  • Review learning resources on Learning Central – BLS Instructors Area
  • Review Australian Resuscitation Council Website Basic Life Support Guidelines


All sessions 0800-1630




8th February  2019


Royal Adelaide Hospital

25th January 2019

21st February 2019

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

7th February 2019


 21st February 2019  Hampstead Rehab Centre  7th February 2019

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