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NZRC CORE Immediate Adult and Child

This is a 6 hour course that will take you through; Basic Life Support for and Adult Child and Infant, Use of an AED, Airway Management Skills and how to put all of these skills into practice. The day will also look at the practicalities of how these management skills can be used at your own workplace. There is a pre reading component that will need to be completed prior to attending the course. There are 4 practical assessments that will need to be achieved to pass this course. A NZRC CORE Immediate Adult and Child certificate will be issued on completion of this course.

Learning outcomes

For you to feel confident in the management of an Adult, Child and Infant collapse and the use of an AED. For you to feel confident in the management of an airway obstruction and breathing management. For you to feel confident in the use of a supraglottic airway.


Amanda Kerr

I am a New Zealand trained registered nurse with 22 years of adult and paediatric Emergency Department experience. I hold a Masters Degree in Nursing Science from Victoria University and I have completed additional post-graduate training in Adult Education. I have extensive resuscitation training experience with 15 years of teaching Basic and Advanced Life Support across the country. I am a New Zealand Resuscitation Council (NZRC) qualified Core and Newborn Life Support instructor and instruct on both the ALERT and Paediatric Life Support (PLS) Courses. I am the secretary for the Core Instructors of New Zealand (CINZ) for the New Zealand Resuscitation Council (NZRC). Roles I have held include the Associate Director of Nursing for both Capital and Coast and Hutt DHBs and a Resuscitation Officer for the Hutt Valley DHB. I am very passionate about resuscitation and resuscitation teaching.

NZRC CORE Immediate Adult and Child


Amanda Kerr

Saturday 5th Oct 2024
8:30am - 2:30pm
Venue: Hutt Hospital
638 High Street
Lower Hutt
Region: Wellington
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