Advanced Life Support (ALS) Level 3 (VTQ)

Online Training Course

Advanced Life Support (ALS) is our highest level of life support and CPR. The course is mapped against the requirements laid down by the UK Resuscitation Council guidelines and we have included many extra subjects to offer a comprehensive advanced life support course.

We do not currently offer this as a blended or classroom course but it usually can be used as prior knowledge to cut down classroom time with other organisations.  This course is also ideal for refreshing skills at any time.

Resuscitation Council (UK) state that "The outcomes for candidates attending an e-ALS course are the same as those attending a conventional 2-day ALS course." 

£59.95 + VAT
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£59.95 + VAT
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care
Video Playtime

6 hours and 42 minutes

Video Count

117 videos

Audio

English

Captions

English

Proof of Completion

Certificate

This Course Includes:

  • Follows UK & ERC guidelines
  • Endorsed by Skills for Care & TQUK
  • 8.0 hrs CPD Certificate
  • Evidence Based Training Certificate
  • Instant printable wall certificate
  • 24/7 on-demand video
  • Access on mobile
  • Weekly refresher video
  • Expiration reminder
  • Student manual

Preview the course content:

1
Section 1

ALS Introduction

2 mins
1 videos
This section includes:
  • ALS course introduction 2:17
2
Section 2

Initial Care and PPE

52 mins
15 videos
This section includes:
  • Pre-shift checks 3:59
  • Privacy and Dignity 4:52
  • Chain of infection and universal precautions 3:07
  • and more...
3
Section 3

ABCDE Approach

11 mins
3 videos
This section includes:
  • Introduction to the ABCDE Approach 2:21
  • ABCDE Approach to Patient Care 3:17
  • AVPU 6:03
4
Section 4

Heart Rhythms

25 mins
8 videos
This section includes:
  • How The Heart Works 10:46
  • Atrial Fibrillation 1:30
  • Bradycardia 4:30
  • and more...
5
Section 5

Airway Management

36 mins
10 videos
This section includes:
  • Mechanics of respiration 4:55
  • Managing the airway 4:21
  • Oropharyngeal airways (OP Airways) 1:58
  • and more...
6
Section 6

ECG's

19 mins
5 videos
This section includes:
  • Preparation of a 12 lead diagnostic ECG 3:02
  • Applying an ECG 7:51
  • Removing an ECG 1:31
  • and more...
7
Section 7

Pulse Oximetry

2 mins
1 videos
This section includes:
  • Pulse oximetry 2:44
8
Section 8

Pharmacology ,Drugs and Medications

30 mins
12 videos
This section includes:
  • Pharmacology introduction 0:57
  • IV Access 5:38
  • Aspirin 1:54
  • and more...
9
Section 9

Advanced CPR

97 mins
25 videos
This section includes:
  • Non-traumatic chest pain 3:03
  • First Aid vs BLS Healthcare Professionals 4:21
  • When to call for assistance 2:42
  • and more...
10
Section 10

Defibrillation

20 mins
4 videos
This section includes:
  • AED Overview 10:45
  • Using an AED 3:12
  • Manual defibrilation 3:05
  • and more...
11
Section 11

Oxygen

39 mins
16 videos
This section includes:
  • When Oxygen is Used 1:43
  • Hazards of using oxygen 2:25
  • Contra Indications Of Oxygen 1:26
  • and more...
12
Section 12

DNR's and When to Stop Resuscitation

3 mins
2 videos
This section includes:
  • Deciding when to stop resuscitation 2:24
  • DNAR 1:05
13
Section 13

CPR Scenarios

16 mins
3 videos
This section includes:
  • BLS Scenario 4:10
  • Advanced Life Support Scenario 8:03
  • Real time CPR Scenario 4:21
14
Section 14

Choking

23 mins
6 videos
This section includes:
  • Choking overview 4:21
  • Choking Recognition 3:08
  • Adult choking overview 4:40
  • and more...
15
Section 15

Medical Emergencies

18 mins
5 videos
This section includes:
  • Anaphylaxis 3:00
  • Auto Injectors 2:57
  • Auto Injector demonstration 2:23
  • and more...
16
Section 16

ALS Summary

2 mins
1 videos
This section includes:
  • Course Summary 2:07

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Some professionals that may need a this course include:

The ERC state that the ALS course is targeted at:

  • Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals who are expected to provide ALS in a hospital or out of a hospital
  • Doctors, nurses and paramedics working in emergency areas of the hospital or Emergency Medical Systems
  • Those who attend cardiac arrests on a regular basis or maybe expected to lead a cardiac arrest team
  • Individuals who are regular members of resuscitation teams or regularly working in the EMS, and senior paramedics and specialist hospital technicians

Other examples are:

  • Medical professionals
  • Nurses
  • First Aiders
  • Medics
  • Doctors – Hospital
  • Doctors – Community
  • Medical students
  • Nurses – Hospital
  • Nurses – Community
  • Nursing students
  • Midwives
  • ODPs
  • Cardiac Technicians
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Radiographers
  • Resuscitation Training Officers
  • Dentists
  • Dental Nurses
  • Ambulance Technicians / Paramedics
  • Fire Service Technicians
  • Police Officers
  • Prison Officers
  • Air Stewards

More about this course

Advanced Life Support (ALS) is our highest level of life support and CPR. The course is mapped against the requirements laid down by the UK Resuscitation Council guidelines and we have included many extra subjects to offer a comprehensive advanced life support course.

We do not currently offer this as a blended or classroom course but it usually can be used as prior knowledge to cut down classroom time with other organisations.  This course is also ideal for refreshing skills at any time.

Resuscitation Council (UK) state that "The outcomes for candidates attending an e-ALS course are the same as those attending a conventional 2-day ALS course." 

This course comes with 8.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 6 hours and 42 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • ProTrainings - COVID-19 Update on CPR from the UK Resus Council
  • 5 ‘Rights’ of Administering Medications Safely link to document on the WHO website
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  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V8.6
  • BOC Oxygen kit leaflet for medical
  • CPR Flowchart handout. Infant and Child for Healthcare Professionals
  • CPR Flowchart handout. Infant and Child for Healthcare Professionals
  • CR2 AED user manual to learn more about this unit. For more information contact us.
  • Cardiac Science G3 user manual
  • Catastrophic bleeding and trauma First Aid Guidance From ProTrainings
  • CellAED for Life membership
  • CellAED® personal AED
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid and Social Distancing poster
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HeartSine 350 Information Leaflet
  • Heartsine 350 AED unit
  • Heartsine 500 AED unit
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Lifepac CR2 AED Data Sheet
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Nitronox/Entonox User Instructions - Gas rentals are available from ProTrainings, contact us for more information
  • Oxygen User Instructions - Gas rentals are available from ProTrainings, contact us for more information
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • ProTrainings Defibrillator eGuide
  • Regulated - COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Resuscitation to recovery - UK Resus document link
  • Royal College of Physicians (RCP) National Early Warning Score (NEWS) 2 Standardising the assessment of acute-illness severity in the NHS
  • UK Resus The Use of Automated External Defibrillators
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Woundclot - haemostatic gauze for all types of bleeding
  • Zoll AED Plus user guide

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