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Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (incl. AED)

A must for all Nurses, Midwives, Paramedics, Nursing students and PCAs!

This four-hour course provides the knowledge and skills to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest and foreign-body airway obstruction (choking). Training is based on the Australian Resuscitation Council BLS guidelines and includes the use of bag-valve-mask systems and Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). This course will provide CPR and AED skills for adult and paediatric patients. Competency assessment included.

Assessment: short quiz & demonstration of skills. Trainers are certified Australian Association of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN) BLS/ALS instructors. Custom courses available. Contact us to discuss.

Topics include:
· Adult and paediatric Basic Life Support Flowchart/algorithm (DRSABCD) including the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
· Assessment and management of each step
· Use of Bag-Valve-Mask ventilation systems and airway adjuncts
· Questions and discussion
· Manikin practice: CPR skills & AED use
· Scenarios and role-play
· Assessment component

CPD hours: 4
Participant numbers are capped to ensure ample time for hands-on practice and assessment.

Presenter/s: Di Bissett, Kate Flynn, Rebecca McCusker, Rachel Wolfe

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Please contact us for further information.