Immediate Life Support (6hrs)

First Response Training
Delivery Method: Face-to-face


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The Level 3 Award in Immediate Life Support provides candidates with the appropriate knowledge to identify Cardiorespiratory Arrest and provide practical intermediate life support treatment.

At First Response Training we can provide face-to-face, classroom-based courses inhouse at your premises or venue of your choice, open courses at our public venues and a range of e-learning, distance learning and webinar courses, as well as blended learning solutions.

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Understand common causes of cardiac arrest
  • Understand means of preventing Cardiac Arrest
  • Understand the ABCDE approach to Cardiac Arrest
  • Understand basic (non-invasive) airway management techniques
  • Demonstrate safe usage and knowledge of Defibrillation
  • Understand post resuscitation Care

Course syllabus:

  • Multi-choice question assessment on ILS, assessment on prior leaning of ILS knowledge and pre course reading evaluation
  • Human Factors, situational awareness, decision making, team working, SBAR, reporting
  • Recognition of a deteriorating patient, prevention of in hospital cardiac arrest, EWS, NEWS2, MET calling
  • Skills of first responder, equipment, algorithm
  • Algorithm, chest compressions, reversible causes
  • Airway management and ventilation, cases of obstruction, treatment, techniques, adjuncts, pocket mask, OPA
  • Electrical conductive system/recognition of cardiac arrest rhythms, reasons for ECG monitoring, how to monitor, recognition of cardiac arrest rhythms
  • Environmental safety factors of defibrillation
  • Factors effecting defibrillation success
  • Safe defibrillation to ILS
  • Post-resuscitation care of a patient, post arrest syndrome, continued resuscitation after return of spontaneous circulation
  • Oxygen and pulse oximetry, limitations, uses, special clinical situations
  • Management of a simulated patient in cardiac arrest to ILS standards
  • Multi-choice exam

Certificate title: Level 3 Award in Immediate Life Support

Certificate validity: 3 years

Dates available on arrangement

First Response Training can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

Onsite course, delivered at your own venue to a group of up to 12 delegates. With a team of 100 trainers located across the country, no additional expenses are applied for travel. All courses are fully inclusive of certification, personal account management, refresher reminders, administration, and access to your own secure client portal.
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