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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.

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 (con­duct­ed online by a CRANAplus assessor)

Online Mod­ule Outline

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

Prac­ti­cal Assessment

Your prac­ti­cal assess­ment will be con­duct­ed by a CRANAplus Asses­sor. In excep­tion­al cir­cum­stances CRANAplus may appoint an exter­nal asses­sor. This process can only be organ­ised and approved by CRANAplus.

It is your respon­si­bil­i­ty to organ­ise the required equip­ment and venue for the prac­ti­cal assessment.

Down­load a copy of the BLS infor­ma­tion sheet includ­ing the list of required equip­ment click here.

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion clin­i­cians will be able to:

  • Per­form Basic Life Sup­port as per Aus­tralian Resus­ci­ta­tion Coun­cil guidelines
  • Describe the com­po­nents of the adult BLS algo­rithm (DRSABCD
  • Describe the com­po­nents of the Pae­di­atric BLS algo­rithm for Health Pro­fes­sion­als per ARC guidelines
  • List the steps in using an auto­mat­ed exter­nal defib­ril­la­tor (AED) and safe­ty precautions
  • Dis­cuss ces­sa­tion of BLS

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion par­tic­i­pants will be awarded:

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