BLS/Manual Handling


All nurses and midwives must provide evidence of 20 hours Continuing Professional Development (CPD) annually. In addition Basic Life Support training is required under the National Standards for healthcare and Manual Handling of clients is a requirement for employers under the Work Health and Safety Act (2012), as well as both forming requirements of accreditation.

These online courses (which can be followed by IntelliLearn practical assessments) are the perfect solution for hospitals, universities, Residential Aged Care facilities and GP clinics, as well as schools and other businesses.

Key Advantages

  • ACN endorsed CPD hours issued upon successful completion
  • A virtual ward environment where users can watch demonstration videos and progress through the course at their own pace
  • Up to date online training materials available as an organisational wide site license
  • Builds confidence and reduces time required in face-to-face assessments (available through IntelliLearn)

Course Content

The course covers key areas each of which includes learning materials (in the form of videos and PDF documents) and questions (in the form of interactive animations):
  • Basic Life Support following the 2010 guidelines of the Australian Resuscitation Council. The emphasis is on rapid use of chest compressions and use of an AED where available. The course is suitable for any staff member and uses video tutorials to build confidence.to be able to demonstrate knowledge, skills and attiitudes at a face-to-face assessment (available through IntelliLearn)
  • An emphasis on Work Health and Safety requirements of manual handling, including risk assessment and the ‘hierarchy of risk controls.’ and reinforcement that WHS is everyone’s business.
  • Video tutorials and interactive quizzes which demonstrate the ANMF No Lift Policy to client mobility. An emphasis on working with clients and promoting independence where able.

Practical Assessments

These online courses provide comprehensive theoretical knowledge and understanding on the topics. As both topics are highly practical IntelliLearn recommends follow up assessments by our clinical trainers and is able to provide this service nationally at highly competitive rates for your staff. IntelliLearn is able to provide both BLS and Manual Handling concurrently, saving time offline and costs required for your compliance.

Please contact IntelliLearn to organise training for your hospital, university or organisation.

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