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Intermediate Resuscitation Skills

Intermediate Resuscitation Skills

$339.00 (incl. GST)

This 1-day assessed course is for health professionals who may encounter resuscitation events in their occupation or workplace.

This course is suitable for all:

  • General practitioners (GPEP)
  • Nurses and midwives
  • Anaesthetic technicians
  • Radiographers
  • Dentists (who do not provide sedation)
  • Dental technicians and orthodontists etc.
  • Vaccinators
  • Other trained support staff in hospitals and community health.

All our tutors have Operational (Emergency Ambulance) experience

  • Endorsed by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP)
  • Verified by the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA)

Please read the full course information and prerequisites before booking. First aid courses are non-refundable.

Please refer to our training terms & conditions.

More Information

This course focuses on the practical skills of resuscitation, and scenarios for the management of collapse and medical emergencies and will give you:

  • The confidence and skills to use advanced resuscitation equipment and techniques available within your workplace
  • An Intermediate Resuscitation Skills certificate and 8 CPD credits
  • The confidence in establishing team behaviour, and the importance of roles during a cardiac arrest in line with the principles of high-performance CPR.

Course bookings will close 5 days before the course start date to ensure time for pre-reading to be completed before attending.

First aid courses are non-refundable. Please refer to our training terms & conditions.

Course Content

Recognise and provide advanced resuscitation including how to:

  • Manage an adult, child and infant resuscitation
  • Manage an airway with head tilt, chin lift and jaw thrust
  • Insert airway adjuncts including: OPA, LMA, i-Gel, bag-to-mask ventilation
  • Suction an airway
  • Safely administer oxygen from a cylinder
  • Manage anaphylaxis with IM adrenaline
  • Safely use a defibrillator.
Prerequisites & requirements

Attendees must:

  • Work in a healthcare setting and need resuscitation skills as part of their scope of practice
  • Be able to complete the recommended reading prior to course attendance (provided in the booking confirmation email)
  • Be able to physically perform practical skills e.g. CPR
  • Be able to complete assessments in English.
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