Standard 12 - Basic Life Support

The Health and Safety Group Ltd
Delivery Method: e-Learning

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at all staff throughout the health and social care sector, in particular:

  • New starters to the organisation
  • Existing staff as a refresher

Resuscitation skills are vital to improving the chances of survival when someone has a Cardiac Arrest. This Basic Life Support module delivers key underpinning knowledge to healthcare workers such as: understanding what causes cardiac arrest, recognising a deteriorating casualty and how to safely administer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, all which can be used as evidence towards achieving the Care Certificate.

Duration

The Health and Safety Group would recommend approx. 1 hour to complete this course

Learning Outcomes: By the end of this course the learner will:
  • How the airway becomes obstructed
  • The difference between a partial and severe airway obstruction
  • How to correctly administer back blows and abdominal thrusts on and adult and child
  • How to correctly administer back blows and chest thrusts on an infant
  • The stages of a primary survey
  • How to correctly resuscitate an adult, child and infant
  • How to correctly use an automated external defibrillator

Course includes:

  • Airway Obstruction Signs and Symptoms
  • Adult, Child and Infant Choking
  • The Chain of Survival
  • Basic Life Support Aims
  • The Primary Survey – DRAB
  • Calling for Help
  • Adult, Child and Infant Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (inclusive of video clips)
  • Automated External Defibrillation

(The certificate confirms the correct standards of knowledge have been achieved. The certificate maybe used as evidence towards achieving the care certificate)

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