CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Basic Life Support Instructors Update (CALHN)

Aim of Courses

To provide a program to formally update Basic Life Support Instructors as current and competent


Employed within CALHN as a current BLS Instructor

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this 2 hour update workshop, participants will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of current ARC guidelines and an awareness of the role
  • Outline and demonstrate the role of the instructor in teaching and assessing BLS practical competency
  • Review ethical dilemmas and conflicts associated with the teaching and practice of BLS
  • Explain WH&S implications and Infection Control principles relating to the teaching of BLS

Workshop Content

  • Reflective Discussion
  • Teaching and Assessing BLS
  • Resources and Data Management
  • Teaching Skill Stations (incorporated practical update)

Assessment Criteria

Participants must review the ARC Guidelines  prior to attending the update

Participants are required to complete the BLS update online component prior to attending


Time:  (1330-1530)


22 October 2019  TQEH 25 September 2019
23 October 2019  RAH 25 September 2019

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