Basic Life Support and Automated External Defibrillation Training

Back to Life Ltd
Delivery Method: Face-to-face
Essential Information
  • Type of training: Face-to-face simulation led training
  • Availability: In-house at your chosen location, or for individuals at one of our "open" sessions
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Class size: Maximum 8 candidates per trainer, multiple trainers available on request
  • Certification: Individual certificates issued upon completion of the course, applicable for verifiable CPD, valid for 12 months
Course Description

Early defibrillation is critical to survival from cardiac arrest. In a witnessed collapse, early defibrillation can increase survival up to 75%.

This course offers training in the use of an automated defibrillator as well as Basic Life Support in an emergency situation prior to the arrival of emergency services.

The important skills of resuscitation and airway management are the key focus with a high emphasis on learning through practical scenarios and simulation-led training appropriate to the individuals' work environment.

Course Contents
  • RC(UK) BLS & AED algorithm
  • Back slaps and Abdominal Thrust
  • Recovery position
  • Rescue breathing
  • Cardiac massage
  • Use of resuscitation equipment
  • Safety & environmental hazards
  • The appropriate use of an AED
  • Specification, maintenance and ancillary equipment
Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the chain of survival
  • The principles of initial assessment
  • Learn how to manage a choking casualty
  • How to place someone in the recovery position
  • Be able to provide competent basic life support skills on an adult, child and infant
  • Be able to recognise and use appropriate basic resuscitation equipment
  • Assess the need for defibrillation
  • Become effective in the safe use of an automated external defibrillator
  • Be able to check and maintain your defibrillator and resuscitation equipment
  • Understand the importance of recording and reporting incidence to the appropriate establishments

Dates available on arrangement

Back to Life Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

We have a dedicated team of trainers that cover much of London and the South East of England. We are more than happy to visit areas outside of this, but additional travel expenses may apply. These will be agreed in advance of the course taking place.

Please provide one or more potential dates and times you would like for your session and we can contact our training team to find a trainer that is free for your chosen date and time.

Prices start from £369 + VAT for a group of up to 8 candidates, additional candidates and/or trainers are charged at an additional rate to be agreed before the date of training.
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