Basic Life Support
First Aiders can provide Basic Life Support to people with life-threatening illnesses or injuries to maintain their airway, breathing or circulation until they can receive full medical care. This course teaches you the theory behind the practice of how to provide Basic Life Support.
After completing this course, participants should be able to:
- Describe the steps involved in basic life support procedures, including:
- Initial assessment;
- Airway maintenance and breathing;
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, also known as CPR;
- And responding to a person whose airway is blocked or obstructed.
Who is this course appropriate for:
All care staff would benefit from this course.
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.
You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.
View the trailer below to preview the course: