Basic Life Support (CPR)
Department of Health Requirement
The Department of Health require all clinical staff involved with patient care to undertake training in Basic Life Support
The failure of the circulatory system for 3 to 4 minutes can result in irreversible brain damage.
The purpose of Basic Life Support is to maintain adequate ventilation & circulation until the underlying cause of any cardiac arrest can be reversed or controlled.
This course is run by qualified health professionals, with a minimum of 5 years clinical experience & is aimed at all Clinical Staff involved with patient care. It will allow you to attain the necessary skills to carry out basic life support in an Emergency situation
Course syllabus includes:
- Role of the Resuscitation Council
- Anatomy & Physiology of Cardiovascular & Respiratory systems
- Assessment of the Collapsed Patient
- Management & Treatment of the Unconscious Patient
- Basic Life Support - CPR (Resuscitation) & Advanced Life Support
Duration of Course: Two hours and thirty minutes
Number of delegates: Min 4 - Max 10 persons per tutor
Cost of course: For details please contact us
Location: Course to be held at the Client’s Site or Workplace
Did you know?
- 250 people lose their lives at work each year in Britain, and there are 15,600 serious injuries
- 2-3 million employees suffer ill-health caused or made worse by work