Advanced CPR for Health Professionals

This course is designed for healthcare professionals and non-clinical staff

This course is a 4-hours advanced resuscitation and first aid programme that is ideal for healthcare professionals and non-clinical staff. The course covers basic principles of managing Adult collapse (previously known as CPR level 4).


The aim of this 4-hour non-assessed course is to refresh learners skills, knowledge and confidence when providing advanced first aid in emergency situations. The course emphasises practical skills in an interactive learning environment.

This course meets the NZ Resuscitation Council qualifying requirements for Basic Life Support.

Recommended for

This course is recommended for health professionals including nurses, dental specialists, radiographers, physiotherapists, chiropractors and other non-clinical staff (previously known as CPR level 4).

What this course covers

The course contains theory and practical scenarios covering the following topics:

  • Adult collapse
  • Adult resuscitation
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Foreign body airway obstruction
  • Use of oxygen
  • Basic airway adjuncts
  • One- and two-person bag valve mask ventilation
  • Management of Anaphylaxis

Prerequisites and Requirements

The course is suited to those who know and understand Basic Life Support and trained in a healthcare-related profession.

Learners will be required to be physically capable of kneeling on the floor to do CPR.

Important note: this course does not replace the Workplace first aid compliant training nor the required biannual First aid recertification.


The price includes a First Aid Manual book and CPR valve keyring: $245 incl. GST per person

Group booking: $1200+GST for up to 10 people

If you wish for us to provide a quote please email: info@firstaidcompany.nz or call: 0800 12 13 20 and one of our specialists will be in touch.

Additional resources

  • November 2021
  • Nov 18
    3 hours, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    This course is a 3-hours resuscitation and first aid course that is specifically designed for authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators and will cover all relevant topics and the necessary skills to manage a life-threatening emergency.

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