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Basic life support

Basic Life Support

 

Who should attend:

Anyone who wants to learn the first link in the chain of survival in Adult Basic Life Support.

 

Course benefits:

This course covers how to conduct primary and secondary assessments, place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position, use different ventilation aids, assemble and use oxygen and suction if it is available within your workplace.

 

Additional information:

 

 

Certificates:

All candidates who participate to the required level will receive a certificate of attendance from Essential Training

 

Contents:

Action in an emergency -

• Factors involved during the emergency approach

• Explanation of LIONEL

• Initial steps of DRAB

• Techniques of TRIAGE

 

Primary assessment -

• Danger

• Response

• Airway

• Breathing

• Circulation

 

Secondary assessment -

• How to make a diagnosis

• Top to toe survey

• Recovery position – how and why?

• Action necessary for vomiting

 

Airway management -

• Conventional ventilation methods

• Vent aids – face shield, pocket mask

• Oxygen

• Suction

 

Principles of resuscitation -

• Procedures for artificial ventilation

• Procedures for cardio-pulmonary

 

Resuscitation: procedures to be followed in the following scenarios

Pulse, but not breathing

• When first aider alone

• With assistance

 

No pulse, not breathing due to injury or drowning  

• When first aider alone

• With assistance

 

No pulse, not breathing due to non-injury

• When first aider alone

• With assistance

 

Alternative types of artificial ventilation

For more details on this course or any other training please call 01271 830338 or use our contact form to request a call