Resuscitation skills courses

What are resuscitation activities?

The term ‘resuscitation’ is used to describe a type of CPD activity designed to enhance practitioners’ knowledge and skills in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

Who must do resuscitation?

Fellows and registrars of the College are required to hold a current ACLS certificate (not older than three years). Dual and Division of Rural Hospital Medicine (Division) Fellows must also hold current certificate(s) (not older than three years) in emergency medicine skills as appropriate to their needs.


All doctors are expected to train to a level appropriate to their situation. 

If you are a resuscitation provider seeking College endorsement for your skills course, it must comply with the Resuscitation endorsement guidelines and quality standards

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Download the Resuscitation Provider Application form (PDF)

Please note that you must save the application form on your device before completing it electronically (i.e. complete the form in Adobe and not a web browser).

Once completed, please send your application to as soon as possible.

Please note, applications take up to six weeks to process once we've resumed the service.