CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Hospital Advanced Life Support (HALS) for RN's


A three day module for Registered Nurses, involving theoretical education and practical scenario based training with formative and summative assessment.

Because the content from the current ARC ALS1course is included in day one* of this module, upon completion, all successful candidates will achieve ARC ALS1 accreditation as well as the additional training involved.

This particular module is aimed at the Registered Nurse in a Critical Care / MET/Code Blue role with limited training and experience in Advanced Life Support.

Topics covered include:

  • Causes and prevention of cardiac arrest
  • Assessment and management of the deteriorating patient
  • Manual defibrillation
  • Airway management
  • Drug administration
  • 12 lead ECG and Rhythm analysis
  • Arrhythmia management
  • Post-resuscitation care
  • Ethical dilemmas
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Crisis resource management
  • Working as part of the multidisciplinary team.







22 November 2021

29 November 2021

6 December 2021           (3 days)

 0800 - 1600 hours


Nursing Education

Level 5A, Main Building, TQEH




CALHN Employees  $77.00

SA Health Employees $165.00

Non SA Health Employees $330.00

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.
  • If a course is cancelled and the course manual is not returned within two weeks a $50 manual replacement fee applies.


For further information

David Cunningham, Nurse Educator

Telephone:  8222 7313 or pager:  #47866



Bookings are essential

Places are limited to 12 candidates only

Additional places will be available on day two and three for RNs who have recently completed the ARC ALS1 course

All necessary documents will be sent out at least three weeks before the commencement of day one.

Incomplete forms will be returned to the applicant and bookings will not be processed until the form is completed

Please complete the application form and return to


CALHN & SA Health employees click here to apply

All other applicants click here to apply