Athena Medical Services

Basic Life Support

This course covers what to do in the event of someone collapsing in the street, at work or at home. This simple easy to follow method is the first step in successful resuscitation. The course will give you the knowledge and confidence to deal with an emergency where a cardiac event has occurred. As of 1st Jan 2017 all BLS/CPR training must now include using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

About this course

This course covers what to do in the event of someone collapsing in the street, at work or at home. This simple easy to follow method is the first step in successful resuscitation.

 

WHO IS THE COURSE SUITABLE FOR?

 

This course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn the very basics of life support. The course is perfect for those with no or little knowledge of life support and will equip you with the skills to respond quickly and effectively.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

 

The course will give you the knowledge and confidence to deal with an emergency where a cardiac event has occurred.

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

a)      Learn Basic Life Support skills

b)      Know how to activate Emergency Services

c)      Know how to operate with 1 or 2 rescuers  in a safe effective manner

d)     Choking

e)     Using an AED

 

ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION

 

After completing the course you will receive a BASIC LIFE SUPPORT certificate from FIRST AID AWARDS that is valid for 1 year. After this time the course must be retaken again.

Duration: 1/2 day

Price: £40 per person