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ALS Preparation Course (Advanced Life Support Preparation)

3.5 hours


4 years


This is the ideal course for those delegates looking to increase their confidence and knowledge in preparation for an Advanced Life Support (2day or eALS) RCUK Course.

This structured and supportive course provides you with essential insight into the RCUK accredited ‘Advanced Life Support Course’ and will support the acquisition of knowledge and skills required to complete the ALS course.

Delegates will receive guidance to support their development from a resuscitation team member to a team leader, as well as essential insight and experience of the role and use of non-technical skills.

Crammed with theory and practice, the course includes lectures, interactive workshops, skill stations and cardiac arrest simulations.

Course content Includes

  • Structured assessment of the deteriorating patient
  • Recognition and management of the deteriorating patient using ABCDE
  • Rhythm recognition including tachy- and brady-arrhythmias
  • Prevention of cardiac arrest
  • Initial management and resuscitation of a patient
  • Adult Basic Life Support
  • Safe defibrillation (manual)
  • Airway management with adjuncts
  • Universal treatment algorithm for management of cardiac arrest
  • Non-technical skills including team roles and leadership

Group Bookings Available

We’d love to talk to you and find out about your requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are an accredited by the Resuscitation Council UK as a course centre for Immediate Life Support, Paediatric Immediate Life Support, Advanced Life Support, European Paediatric Life Support and Generic Instructor Courses. Our first aid courses are provided in association with QualSafe. All of our other courses are internally quality controlled to ensure the highest educational standards. As an organisation we have Skills For Health Quality Mark accreditation.

We have a dedicated training facility located in Archway, North London. However the vast majority of training we deliver is provided at client sites across the UK. We are able to undertake training at your venue as long as it is suitable for the booked course. We are also able to assist with securing a venue should this be required.

Where pre-course materials are required (ILS/PILS/ALS/EPALS/GIC) these will be dispatched in accordance with RCUK regulations. For ILS & PILS this is at least 2 weeks before the course date and for ALS/EPALS/GIC this will be at least 4 weeks before the course date

We aim to have all certificates issued within 5 working days of course completion. In most cases we are able to issue these within 24 hours.

We are able to offer both group bookings and individual course spaces for courses being run at our course centre in London

There is a Premier Inn only 5 minute walk away from the course centre. There are a number of other hotels nearby and it the course centre is only 15 minutes from Central London by underground

All of our team are qualified clinicians and subject matter experts in their own right. All of our team have real life clinical experience of the subject matter which they are teaching. We have a robust professional development programme in place and all of our team are or are working towards instructorships recognised by the Resuscitation Council (UK)

We take a consultative and creative approach to every client

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