Basic Life Support B.L.S

        Who Can Apply?

An initial training course suitable for all those with little or no previous experience/knowledge of resuscitation. 

 

Required for new starters to the Trust.

        Course Aims/Brief Outline

By the end of the course candidates will be able to: 

  • Recognise cardio-respiratory arrest

  • Understand the chain of survival

  • Know how to get appropriate help

  • Carry out ABC principle for Basic Life Support

  • Perform CPR

  • Put a casualty in the recovery position

  • Deal with choking

  • Identify the risks of contamination

        Duration

2½ Hours  

        Dates

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

        Fee

        Free to internal staff   

        To book email the Training Department or call Ext: 4374

        External candidates can download a price list here