Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Level 6 NZRC or Equivalent



Successful trainees receive ACLS Level 6 NZRC or Equivalent

Course Duration

Up to 2 Days


$650 plus GST per person

Course Overview

These rescuers would have the ability to manage and supervise resuscitation scenarios using the full drug / defibrillation regimens. This may also include endotracheal intubation and the ability to consider and correct a number of conditions that predispose to cardiac arrest.

This level might include trained paramedics and those nursing staff working in specialist units where resuscitation, in the absence of immediate medical back up is a common and expected event. Appropriate hospital units would include coronary, cardiothoracic surgical, intensive care, paediatric and neonatal intensive care units.

Course Outline
  • Airway Management - Bag Mask Devices, Oropharyngeal Airways, Nasopharyngeal Airways, Laryngeal Mask Airways & Endotracheal Intubation
  • Pharmacology in Resuscitation
  • Arrhythmia Recognition
  • Manual Defibrillation
  • Basic Life Support Revision - AED
  • Resuscitation Algorithms - VF/VT, Asystole, PEA, Bradycardias & Tachycardias


ACLS Level 6 Refresher and Short Course

  • Duration - Up to 10 hours
  • Units as above
  • Price: $400 + GST per person (NZRC Exam $30.00)

RNZCGP CPD Colour Logoh 300Dpi