The Course Director is responsible for selecting and appointing an Equipment Manager if needed. The person selected must be familiar with the skills taught and the equipment used in the Skill Stations. An appropriate health care professional may be a trauma, critical care, pediatric, or emergency nurse.
Responsibilities of APLS Equipment Manager
Review the Skill Station information found on the Instructor's ToolKit CD-ROM or PDFs below to identify what equipment will be required for the course.
Work with the Course Director to develop an equipment list that indicates the quantity of each item needed, source of obtaining items, and loan or purchase information.
Develop an equipment budget and submit it to the Course Director.
Maintain invoices and receipts for all equipment.
Arrange for loan or purchase of equipment as appropriate.
Work with the Course Director and/or other Faculty to set up equipment for all Skill Stations.
APLS Skill Station Equipment
The Skill Station Equipment files have been provided as Adobe PDF files. You will need a copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this format. If you do not have this software, you can go to the Adobe web site and download a copy for free.