Basic Life Support Course


Meet your professional requirements to be current in BLS by completing the CRANAplus BLS course online and undertaking your practical assessment via a virtual platform at a time and place that suits you.

1 hour Online Course and Virtual Clinical Assessment 

RACGP 5 CPD points


Learning Outcomes

  1. Perform BLS as per Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines for the adult, child and infant
  2. Describe the components of the BLS algorithm (DRSABCD)
  3. List the steps in using an automated external defibrillator (AED) and safety precautions
  4. Discuss cessation of BLS


  • Introduction, Ethical, Medicolegal and WHS considerations around Basic Life Support  
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)       
  • Post Arrest Care

Course Delivery
Based on the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines and best practice principles, course content meets the requirements for medical professionals to be certified in CPR. Following successful completion, you will be awarded a Basic Life Support Certificate and have the skills required for the first line management of the patient in cardiac arrest.

Successful completion of the course requires you to undertake two assessment tasks.

  1. Online multiple-choice quiz in which you are required to achieve an 80% pass mark. Up to two attempts of this quiz will be permitted.
  2. Virtual Clinical Assessment. 

Virtual Clinical Assessment
By registering for this module, you agree to complete the CRANAplus clinical assessment. Once you have access to the required equipment please contact CRANAplus directly via email or to arrange a practical assessment via Skype (or equivalent) with a CRANAplus assessor.

To view a list of resources required to complete the assessment online with a virtual assessor, please click here.   

Basic Life Support, CPR certification  

Medical audience
GP, GP Registrar, Specialist, Doctors in Training/DIT, Junior Doctor, Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor


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Basic Life Support (BLS)
1h : 0m
MBA - CPD: 1h : 0m
RACGP: 5 pts
ACRRM - Fellow: 1h : 0m
ACRRM - Non Fellow: 1h : 0m
Accident and Emergency Medicine

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