Basic Life Support

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Course attendees
The Basic Life Support course is suitable for all Healthcare professional i.e. doctors, medical students, nurses, nursing students, midwives and Healthcare providers such as physiotherapists, dentist and ambulance technicians. It may also be suitable for fire service technicians, police personnel and prison officers.

This course is also suitable for any members of the general public, who are unable to attend a full day course (which we always recommended over a 1/2 day course). It is available for those under 16 too!

Course price & booking
The standard Basic Life Support course costs £50. However, we may offer a BULK BOOKING DISCOUNT. You can get additional discount for booking any course at your own location (a minimum of 4 attendees is required). Discounts do depend on your exact location. Please enquire for details.

Course content
The Basic Life Support (BLS) course will teach, or refresh you, on the skills you need to perform resuscitation on adult, child and infant victims, including use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) & treatment for a victim who is chocking. You will of course practice on adult child and infant manikins.

This training usually takes place during the first half day on our Emergency First Aid at work (EFAW)/General Public 1 day course dealing with Primary Care.

On completion you will receive a Basic Life Support First Aid certificate, following the Resuscitation Council (UK) BLS/AED, guidelines.

The subjects covered on the course as as follows:
Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency, & give first aid in an appropriate & responsible manner;
Understanding the rules when a casualty does not want help or resuscitation;
The importance & ways to prevent cross infection;

Administer first aid to a casualty who is:
Understanding fainting;
Recognising the difference between a heart attack & a sudden cardiac arrest;
Give effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation, to adults, children & infants;
Automatic External Defibrillation training;
Give first aid to a casualty who is chocking