Basic Life Support (BLS)

The CRANAplus BLS pro­gram is con­tex­tu­alised to meet the needs of the remote work­force and has been devel­oped to meet the stan­dards for health pro­fes­sion­als accord­ing to the Aus­tralian Resus­ci­ta­tion Coun­cil (ARC) Guide­lines.
The BLS pro­gram address­es the car­diopul­monary resus­ci­ta­tion of infants, chil­dren and adults. 

The CRANAplus BLS pro­gram is designed to pro­vide a flex­i­ble learn­ing opportunity. 

Who is this course for?

It is ide­al­ly suit­ed for all health pro­fes­sion­als prac­tic­ing in remote and iso­lat­ed con­text who require BLS skill set. If you are unsure if this course is suit­able for you please con­tact our team to dis­cuss your needs.

This pro­gram is accred­it­ed by both ACR­RM and RACGP.

Pro­gram delivery

There are two com­po­nents to be com­plet­ed to receive a CRANAplus Basic Life Sup­port Certificate

  • An online the­o­ry mod­ule & mul­ti­ple-choice assessment
  • An indi­vid­ual sce­nario based prac­ti­cal assessment

Online Mod­ule Outline:

  1. Legal and eth­i­cal considerations
  2. Car­diopul­monary resuscitation
  3. Post resus­ci­ta­tion care

Prac­ti­cal Assess­ment:

CRANAplus Asses­sor
The indi­vid­ual sce­nario based prac­ti­cal assess­ment can be com­plet­ed with an approved exter­nal asses­sor or via Zoom with a CRANAplus staff mem­ber.
The respon­si­bil­i­ty to organ­ise the required doc­u­men­ta­tion, equip­ment and venue for your assess­ment sits with you. Guid­ance and sup­port if required can be obtained from CRANAplus by sub­mit­ting an enquiry.

Exter­nal Asses­sor
An exter­nal asses­sor must be approved by a mem­ber of the CRANAplus team pri­or to com­plet­ing a participant’s assess­ment. The asses­sor must hold a cur­rent BLS cer­tifi­cate and pro­vide evi­dence to the CRANAplus team of their edu­ca­tion qual­i­fi­ca­tion (for exam­ple a cur­rent Cert IV in Train­ing & Assess­ment, post-grad­u­ate qual­i­fi­ca­tion in adult edu­ca­tion or a CV of evi­dence in a cur­rent Edu­ca­tor role).

Please note that if you are using an exter­nal asses­sor they must be approved by a CRANAplus staff mem­ber pri­or to the assess­ment.
The pro­posed asses­sor needs to sub­mit evi­dence of qual­i­fi­ca­tions as out­lined above pri­or to under­tak­ing the assessment.

To down­load a copy of the BLS Infor­ma­tion and Prepa­ra­tion for Prac­ti­cal Assess­ment infor­ma­tion sheet, click here.

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion par­tic­i­pants will be awarded:

  • A CRANAplus Basic Life Sup­port (Adult, Child & Infant) cer­tifi­cate (Valid for one year)

Accred­i­ta­tions

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