Basic Life Support Update (Non Clinical Staff)

        Who Can Apply?

It is a widely recognised that competence in Basic Life Support procedures deteriorates rapidly with time.


This course is suitable for staff who do not have a clinical background and have previously undertaken a Basic Life Support course.

Course Aims/Brief Outline

To update candidates on CPR guidelines and skills including

  • Recognising cardio-respiratory arrest

  • Understanding the chain of survival

  • How to get appropriate help

  • ABC Principles for basic life support

  • How to perform CPR

  • Recovery position

  • Dealing with choking

  • Recognising the risks of contamination



         1 hour



        A list of current dates can be found on the Resus. Dept page on Sharepoint.


        Free to internal staff

        EXTERNAL CANDIDATES - Click here for a list of charges

        To book email the Training Department or call Ext: 4374