Immediate Life Support

    Who Can Apply?

This course is certified by the Resuscitation Council (UK). 

 

Suitable for any individual or agency which requires competency training in CPR, use of an AED and airway techniques. Registered nurses, junior doctors, medical and nursing students,  cardiology technicians and other experienced allied healthcare staff.

    Course Aims/Brief Outline

To enable candidates to reach an acceptable level of competence in the practical aspects of advanced resuscitation incorporating

  • Prevention of cardiac arrest

  • An overview of basic life support

  • Airway management and simple ventilation techniques

  • Manual and/or advisory defibrillation

  • The universal algorithm

  • Use of drugs (optional)

  • Cardiac arrest simulation practice

    Assessment is undertaken by continual observation. 

Successful completion of the course gives a 12 month Resuscitation Council certificate which can be renewed via a yearly half day refresher course or repeating the whole course.

    Duration

 One day, 9.00am – 4.30pm (Registration from 8.45am)

    Dates:      

         

    Fee (includes manual and registration fee)

    Internal Candidates:

        Free, however a refundable £20.00 deposit must be paid before places are confirmed.

    Contact for this course is Yvonne Harrison