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BASIC FIRST AID & BASIC LIFE SUPPORT TRAINING

Course Number

SC0103
SC0103.1

Validity

3 Years*

Duration

1/2 Day

Assessment

Continuous

This course teaches the techniques required to maintain life until qualified medical assistance can take over. Delegates will learn how to conduct primary and secondary assessment including placing casualties into the recovery position. They will also learn the principles of resuscitation.

* Whilst the overall course is valid for 3 years, it is strongly recommended that the resuscitation component is refreshed annually.

Suitable for:

Care, Education and Commercial

Care, Education and Commercial

Basic life support is the critical first link in the chain of survival. Where there is no immediate access to formal medical care and the associated equipment, resuscitation maintains life and significantly enhances the chance of the casualty making a full recovery.

Introduction

  • Introduction and course overview

Course Programme

  • Actions to take in an emergency
  • Primary assessment
  • Secondary assessment
  • Recovery position
  • Resuscitation principles & practice
  • Course evaluation

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