Basic Life Support
Those working within health and social care settings, regardless of their role, may find themselves faced with potentially life-threatening situations. This course is designed to give employees the knowledge and understanding required to react quickly and appropriately in an emergency, increasing the safety and quality of care provided. It provides employees with invaluable knowledge on how to deliver potentially life-saving help to adults, children, and infants. It teaches employees how to assess situations with primary and secondary surveys, techniques such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the recovery position, and how to react to a choking emergency.
Covered in this course:
- Steps for assessing casualties in emergency situations
- Airway maintenance and breathing
- CPR on adults, children, and infants
- How to identify and react to a choking emergency
- Basic life support techniques