Objectives and competences

The ALS Course offers nursing professionals the opportunity to update their ALS knowledge and techniques in order to act efficiently and as quickly as possible to achieve optimal patient survival and neurological outcomes.
It is taught according to the 2021 guidelines of the European Resuscitation Council (ERC), Spanish Council of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CERCP), and Catalan Resuscitation Council (CCR) and offers practical training by experienced professionals from the country's emergency and urgent care services.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateAdvanced university course
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Nursing
Mode of deliveryBlended
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 500,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:04/10/2023
Master's degree course homepage http://www.il3.ub.edu/ca/curs/curs-suport-vital-avansat-sva.html
ManagmentPaz Rubio , Fisher
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


To gain the skills to be able to recognize and identify cardio-respiratory arrest (CRA) and safely and efficiently perform expert CPR following the protocols established by the European Resuscitation Council (ERC), in coordination with the rest of the team for each patient.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Professionals with a degree or diploma in nursing or a degree in medicine, especially if they are directly involved in critical patient care (pre-hospital emergency and urgent care systems, emergency services, intensive care services, resuscitation, etc.).

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 403 96 96
Observations:Blended learning, Face-to-face stage (12 hours): 22 and 23 November 2023, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For further enquiries

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 309 36 54
Observations:Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.