Pre-conference day

Resuscitation - CORE skills course

Level 5 update

This course is designed for health professionals who require the New Zealand Resuscitation Council’s (NZRC) CORE advanced. These are people who may need to manage and supervise resuscitation scenarios where little immediate back up is available from more qualified clinicians. This group could include experienced nurses and midwives, experienced anaesthetic technicians, and general practitioners in metro areas.

This course can help your workplace meet health and safety standards. It includes requirements for dentists, nurses and vaccinators to meet their vocational requirements.

Course content

  • Basic life support for adult, child and infant collapse
  • Advanced airway support
  • AED and manual defibrillation
  • Basic trauma management
  • ECG recognition of shockable and non shockable rhythms
  • Pharmacotherapy in resuscitation including drug delivery methods
  • Dynamics of team work in a resuscitation situation

The course is practical and provides ample ‘hands-on’ time with equipment to ensure you can competently perform a range of resuscitation skills. On completion you will:

  • be a certificated Level 5 resuscitator
  • know how to use advanced resuscitation equipment and techniques, including adult, child and infant resuscitation with equipment

Date: Thursday 21 July
1000 - 1500
Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre
Registration fee:
$340.00 includes gst (includes arrival tea/coffee and lunch)
How to register: If you are attending the conference you can register for the course via the online form. If you are not attending the conference, please register via email to

Please note: A minimum number of eight people is required for course to proceed.