Basic Life Support Course including Paediatric First Aid training is essential for clinical or non-clinical healthcare staff working in the Health and Social Care settings. Course delegates will acquire up-to-date knowledge on the latest guidelines from the Resuscitation Council (UK) and St John Ambulance. This is a full day course, providing the practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed to become a confident first aider at work. It allies with the Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) training requirements and provides a recognized, fully accredited certificate to meet CQC and HSE training requirements within the settings.
First Aid Basic Life Support (Level 2)
Upon successful completion of the session questionnaire and practical elements.
The objectives of the qualification include supporting a role in the workplace and giving learners personal growth and engagement in learning.
On completion of this First Aid training course, successful candidates will be able to:
- Understand the role of the First Aider
- Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
- Learn how to administer help to a casualty who is unconscious (including Paediatric First Aid)
- Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) (including Paediatric First Aid)
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking (including Paediatric First Aid)
- Administer First Aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
- Administer First Aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
- Knowing what action should be taken in the event of an emergency occurring at work
- Knowing how first aid stocks should be maintained and the contents of boxes
- Recognize and administer First Aid to a casualty with: Cardiac Arrest (including Paediatric First Aid)/ Heart Attack/ Choking/ Poisoning/ Eye Injury/ Severe Bleeding/ Shock/ Drowning/ Spinal Injury/ Scalds and Burns/ Electric Shock.