Cambridge University Hospitals

Life Support Courses


Advanced Life Support Course (ALS)

Dates: 2/3 November 2017 - Course Full

Cost: £500 non-residential cost / £600 residential includes one night accommodation and evening meal

The ALS provider course is designed for healthcare professionals who would be expected to apply the skills taught as part of their clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis. Appropriate participants include doctors, paramedics and nurses working in acute care areas (e.g. ED, CCU, ICU, HDU, operating theatres, acute medical admissions units) or on resuscitation /medical emergency/ICU outreach teams. All applicants must hold a professional healthcare qualification or be in training for a professional healthcare qualification

This is a 2-day face-to-face course.

All candidates will be registered on the Learning Management System (LMS) regardless of their chosen course pathway to access course modules, pre-course multiple choice questionnaire (MCQ), course evaluation and post course certificates.

The course programme consists of lectures, workshops, skill stations and cardiac arrest simulations (i.e. CASTeach).

Advanced Life Support e-learning (E-ALS)

Course Dates: 8 February 2018

Cost £325.00 non residential

The ALS provider course is designed for healthcare professionals who would be expected to apply the skills taught as part of their clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis. Appropriate participants include doctors, paramedics and nurses working in acute care areas (e.g. ED, CCU, ICU, HDU, operating theatres, acute medical admissions units) or on resuscitation /medical emergency/ICU outreach teams. All applicants must hold a professional healthcare qualification or be in training for a professional healthcare qualification.

The e-ALS course comprises 1-day e-learning and 1-day face-to-face.

All candidates will be registered on the Learning Management System (LMS) regardless of their chosen course pathway to access course modules, pre-course multiple choice questionnaire (MCQ), course evaluation and post course certificates.

The course programme consists of lectures, workshops, skill stations and cardiac arrest simulations (i.e. CASTeach).

Advanced Trauma Life Support course (ATLS)

The application form for ATLS course 2017 dates is available for download at the top right of this page.

Places are not allocated on a first come, first served basis. All applications will be reviewed after the closing date and candidates will be selected. If the offer of a place is made to you, your confirmation of taking up the place will only be accepted on receipt of payment for the course fee. Failure to do so by the date indicated in the offer letter will mean that your place will be reallocated.

Advanced Trauma Life Support Course Reverification (R-ATLS)

This interactive one-day course allows you to reverify your ATLS Provider status.It has been designed as a straightforward and cost-effective way to reverify, compared to re-taking the full three-day ATLS course.

Your ATLS student status lapses four years after taking the ATLS course, and needs to be reverified within six months of its lapse date.

Cost: £425.00 non residential

Course dates: 19 October 2017

20 October 2017


Advanced Paediatric Life Support Course (APLS)

Dates: 11/12 December 2017

Cost: £600 non-residential cost / £700 residential includes one night accommodation and evening meal

Advanced Paediatric Life Support is taught, and its principles practised throughout the world. Over 83,000 candidates have completed the course since its inception in 1993. The 3-day APLS course comprises of a flexible one-day on-line component (VLE) and a two-day face-to-face course. Candidates who have taken the course include Consultants, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Resuscitation Training Officers from Accident & Emergency, Anaesthetic and Paediatric departments.

European Paediatric Life Support Course (EPALS)

Dates: 5/6 October 2017 - Course Full

11/12 January 2018

Cost: £500 non-residential cost / £600 residential includes one night accommodation and evening meal

The EPALS course is designed for healthcare professionals who would be expected to apply the skills taught as part of their clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis. Appropriate participants include doctors, nurses and paramedics working in direct contact with children. All applicants must hold a current clinical appointment and professional healthcare qualification.

The course is run over two days. All candidates will be registered on the Learning Management System (LMS) to access the pre-course multiple choice questionnaire (MCQ), course evaluation and post course certificates.

The course programme consists of lectures, workshops, skill stations and teaching simulations.