BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) AND SAFE USE OF AN AED LEVEL 2: 4 HOUR COURSE

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) AND SAFE USE OF AN AED LEVEL 2: 4 HOUR COURSE

This course will give learners the skills and knowledge to be able to respond in an emergency and provide life-saving treatment, while waiting for medical assistance to arrive.

The syllabus covers a range of subjects:

  • What is First Aid
  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Infection control
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Primary survey
  • Resuscitation
  • Defibrillation procedures
  • AED functions
  • Safety measures
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

 

Assessment is ongoing throughout the day, by the instructor, through practical scenarios. There is also a written assessment at the end of the course. On successful completion of the course learners will be issued with a Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and the safe use of an AED. The qualification lasts 3 years although learners are recommended to attend an annual refresh within this period.

This course can be delivered either at your premises or at our dedicated training department.

 

Quality of Care is an accredited training company. It was accredited by I-can Qualifications Company Ltd and and Qualsafe Ltd.

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