Paediatric Basic Life Support & AED (video assessment) - CSTF Aligned

Health Academy
Delivery Method: eLearning

In this Paediatric Basic Life Support (BLS) & Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training course we cover all the relevant paediatric BLS topics as per the Resus Council UK. You will also be practically assess via video upload.

**You will need access to an infant and child resus manikin for the video assessment.**

CPD Hours - 3 hours

Who is this paediatric BLS course suitable for?

This course is suitable for anyone working in primary care settings such as GP practices and pharmacies. It is also suitable for staff working in any community settings with children or infants.

Based on Resuscitation Council (UK) recommends, all staff in care organisations should undertake training on how to deliver effective resuscitation with the use of an AED. For clinical staff these guidelines recommended that you update your paediatric BLS training at least annually, with a practical element and assessment.

What’s included in this paediatric BLS course?

This innovative course developed by Health Academy is compliant with the Resuscitation Council (UK). It also has the added benefit that you can complete it in your own working environment.

The course is delivered at Level 2 in both the Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) and the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) and Level 5 of the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF)

Topics covered:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Using the DR ABC approach to assessment of the casualty
  • Paediatric BLS Resuscitation
  • AED functions
  • Defibrillation procedures
  • Safety measures
  • Infection control
Video assessment (requires equipment) -

Stage 1 - Firstly complete our interactive video based course.

Stage 2 - Then film your-self completing CPR cycles on a resus manikin and upload it to Health Academy for assessment.

Note: Health Academy do not provide the resus manikin, but can recommend suppliers for this. 

Image showing BLS video assessment explainer diagram

So what's not included?

Adult BLS is not included in this course. However, see here for more BLS courses

In addition, Health Academy do not provide the paediatric basic life support resus manikins. We can, however, recommend suppliers for this.

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