Acute Medical Emergencies: The Practical Approach
Check that you are eligible before applying:
Candidates should be from a medical or advanced practitioner background, who autonomously assess and manage acutely ill patients.
Medical candidates - must be ST3 and above, while advanced practitioners must fulfill roles on the middle grade rota in Emergency Departments or Acute Medical Assessment units.
Nurses not in an AP role can apply to attend a MedicALS course as an observer— when booking please state clearly that you want to observe only.
Also check the ALSG Terms and conditions
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Book and pay for your 2019 MedicALS course here
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Acute Psychiatric Emergencies
This acute psychiatric emergencies programme is for those trainees in both emergency medicine and psychiatry as well as nursing and other allied health professionals that are involved in crisis care for mental health.
The course is taught with combined groups from all specialties, with all benefitting from a common structured approach. Specifically, those in emergency medicine will gain a structured approach to acute psychiatric emergencies and an essential toolkit of techniques.
Those in psychiatry and mental health services will gain from learning about psychiatric emergencies using the structured techniques of emergency medicine, and gain from shared learning with acute care colleagues.
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Advanced Paediatric Life Support
This advanced paediatric life support programme is for those from:
A medical, nursing, ECP, ODP or RTO background.
Physician’s Assistants for which APLS is relevant to their working practice.
RTOs from any background who work in a paediatric hospital are eligible to take the programme. However, RTOs who work in a non-paediatric hospital, with any other background to those already listed, can send an application to the Working Group detailing their paediatric practice and each of these cases will be considered individually. The Working Group also recommend that nurses are senior staff nurses and above.
Experienced level 5 staff nurses.
Book and pay for your 2019 APLS course here
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Advanced Paediatric Life Support Recertification
This Advanced Paediatric Life Support recertification programme is for those candidates who have already undertaken the APLS course and after four years wish to recertify.
Candidates have six months after their APLS certificate has expired to do this APLS Recertification course. Those whose certificates have expired more than six months must undertake the full APLS course.
All recertifying candidates must read the manual and complete the APLS e-modules.
ALSG offer an amnesty for candidates who fulfil certain criteria: practicing APLS regularly and working in the following roles - on-call general paediatrics; paediatric intensive care; paediatric anaesthesia; general or paediatric emergency department.
Book and pay for your 2019 APLS recertification course here
Book and pay for your 2020 APLS recertification course here
ATLS Recertification or Amnesty
ATLS Recertification is a 1-day course held at ALSG for those wishing to recertify after four years. The ATLS Amnesty is also 1-day and is for ATLS providers (who are a UK resident and Consultant level) wishing to reinstate their ATLS status. For further clarification on eligibility, please click here to email us.
Book and pay for your 2019 ATLS Recertification/Amnesty course here
Book and pay for your 2020 ATLS Recertification/Amnesty course here
Child Protection: Recognition and Response
This Child Protection: Recognition and Response course has been developed for:
Doctors in training, mainly in paediatrics, emergency medicine and in general practice.
Specialty trainees may attend dependent on the availability of spaces.
Paediatric specialty dentists may attend courses with appropriate specialty dentistry trainers (see list on website).
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Train the trainer: a practical exploration. Course candidates should be staff who routinely care for tracheostomy patients, who intend to teach tracheostomy care in their workplace.
Book and pay for the 2019 Tracheostomy Train the Trainer course here
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The purpose of this education programme is to prepare instructors to teach on the Child Protection Recognition and Response (CPRR) course and the SAFE care closer to home programme. The selection process for the course is described below:
There are two potential routes to becoming a CPRR trainer:Route 1: If you are a consultant, associate specialist or named or designated nurse then you should read this document which explains the full process.Route 2: As an ST4-ST7 in paediatrics, if you complete a CPRR provider course, you may be nominated to become a CPRR trainer. If you are recommended, then you would follow this process.
SAFE Instructor selection
There are also two potential routes for becoming a SAFE instructor:
Book and pay for your 2019 Facilitation course here
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Major Incident Medical Management and Support: The Practical Approach in the Hospital
This HMIMMS education programme is available for anyone managing aspects of a major incident from a hospital perspective.
Book and pay for your 2019 HMIMMS course here
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Managing Medical and Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma
mMOET is aimed at the following grades and specialites:
Senior clinicians from multi-disciplinary specialties managing the care of pregnant women with medical emergencies and/or trauma.
Obstetricians, anaesthetists, specialist high risk/HDU midwives, physicians and emergency doctors and trauma specialists. Midwives can attend the course as an observer.
In obstetrics and gynaecology, Professors, Consultants, Staff Grades, Associate Specialists and Trust Doctors are automatically eligible. In a training grade candidates should have Part 2 MRCOG.
Anaesthetic candidates should have FRCA or equivalent
Staff and Associate Specialist doctors working regularly in obstetric anaesthesia are also eligible irrespective of FRCA status.
Emergency Medicine candidates should be Consultant, SpR or staff grade with a special interest in obstetric emergencies and trauma.
Book and pay for your 2019 mMOET course here
Book and pay for your 2020 mMOET course here