Advanced Medical Life Support for Doctors

Course Length:
2 Days
Course Size:
Up to 16 participants per course
CPD Accreditation:
30 Continuing Education Units, including 1 CEU for Ethics
Aims and Objectives:
Participants will have the knowledge and ability to provide the initial management for a wide range of life-threatening emergencies such as the patient presenting with breathing difficulties, the shocked patient, the patient presenting with acute chest pain, altered level of consciousness, the collapsed patient, the overdose patient, the patient with acute headache, rashes, acute abdominal pain, renal failure and the patient presenting with hot or cold legs or hot or swollen joints. In addition, the Course covers data interpretation and emergency investigations such as chest x-ray evaluation and 12-lead ECG interpretation as well as haematological, electrolyte and blood gas analysis.
Target Audience:
The Advanced Medical Life Support Course is particularly designed for medical practitioners who might be called upon to recognize and manage a patient with an acute or life-threatening medical emergency.
Course Structure:
The Course provides a practical approach to the recognition and management of a wide spectrum of acute and life-threatening medical emergencies in adults. The Course consists of hands-on practical training, tutorials, case discussions, role-plays and data interpretation covering respiratory, neurological, dermatological, endocrine and metabolic disturbances.
Assessment and Preparation:
“Acute Medical Emergencies – The Practical Approach” is the comprehensive new 524-page Textbook which is supplied prior to Course participation, and should be studied thoroughly beforehand. In addition, a 120-page handbook “A Guide to the Management of Common Medical Emergencies in Adults” is provided to all participants upon registration. Participants must be in possession of an American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Certificate. Candidates will receive an Advanced Medical Life Support Certificate upon successful completion of the Course.

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