Basic Life Support

$6/per user

12 months access

What you will learn

This course focuses on Basic Life Support (BLS) for the adult patient.

It follows the Australian, New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) Basic Life Support flowchart which provides a structured, step-by-step approach to Basic Life Support.


This course has been developed for health sector employees who may be bystanders, first aid providers, first and second responders.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • list the steps in the Australian New Zealand Resuscitation Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) Basic Life Support flowchart, January 2016
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the skills necessary to effectively perform Basic Life Support
  • apply the steps in the Basic Life Support flowchart in a simulated scenario¬†in a follow-up face-to-face workshop.

About this course


The course will take approximately one hour to complete.


On successful completion of the assessments you can download a certificate of completion.


This course adheres to South Australian (SA Health) guidelines and Australian National Standards.

The principles described in the course can however be applied to any health care setting.

If you practice outside South Australia it is your responsibility to refer to the specific requirements of your local health authority.


This course aligns with the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards, Second Edition – Standard 8.

Recognising and Responding to Acute Deterioration Standard: Ticked

Course structure