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MedicALS (Acute Medical Emergencies)


MedicALS is essential certification for those who manage acute medical emergencies in-hospital.



(Acute Medical Emergencies)

MedicALS (Acute Medical Emergencies - the practical approach). Deliver prompt and accurate assessment of critically ill patients, including monitoring, measurement and interpretation  Effectively manage acute medical emergencies through enhanced competencies and diagnostics, including advanced airway management and resuscitation skills

The course is designed for doctors and advanced nurse practitioners/advanced care practitioners who manage acute medical emergencies on a regular basis.

These healthcare providers may include (but are not limited to) Consultants, Registrars, Senior House Officers, Interns, General Practitioners, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Care Practitioners.


Online Virtual Learning Environment

  • ABCDE Assessment

  • Respiratory Emergencies

  • Cardiac Emergencies

  • Neurological Emergencies

  • Sepsis

  • Blood test interpretation

  • X-Ray interpretation

  • ECG Interpretation

  • Multiple Choice Question assessment


  • Introduction to ABCDE assessment

  • Primary Assessment

  • Resuscitation

  • Secondary Assessment

  • The “Don’t Know” Case


16 hours face-to-face, 6 hours online

Criteria For Successful Completion

  • Completion of the pre-course Online Tutorials, including the MCQ

  • Attendance at the full face-to-face session

  • Pass a simulated Acute Medical Emergency scenario (moulage).


Participants who successfully complete the course, including the skills evaluation, will receive an ALSG MedicALS provider course completion card . This accreditation is recognised in over 50 countries throughout the world and is valid for 4 years.


Our highly-experienced Instructors come from Irish, UK and European Healthcare Systems. All instructors are trained by ALSG and monitored on a regular basis. Precision Healthcare is inspected by ALSG on a yearly basis to ensure conformity with MedicALS standards.

Course Materials

The following materials are delivered to the student approximately 4 weeks before the course date

  • Login details for the Online Classroom

  • MedicALS Textbook

  • Directions to face-to-face venue

All Precision Healthcare courses are eligible for CPD/CME points. The exact number of points you can claim depends on what your occupation/speciality is.

This course is eligible for up to 16 hours of face-to-face CPD and 6 hours of online CPD

More information on Medical Council and An Bord Altranais


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