Who is this qualification for?
The ILS course is suitable for doctors, medical students, nurses, nursing students, midwives, paramedics and student paramedics, physiotherapists, dentistry professionals and other health and care professionals. It may also be suitable for fire service responder technicians, police personnel, prison officers and those holding a life-long award in advanced first aid skills, such as the Initial person on Scene of an Incident qualification.
Train up to 8 delegates
How long will it take?
Students complete 5 hours and 45 minutes of engaging video learning and online assessments, which is followed by completing a two hour practical skills
The aim is to train healthcare personnel in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, simple airway management and safe defibrillation, enabling the Healthcare Professional to manage patients in cardiac / respiratory arrest until the arrival of a cardiac arrest team and to participate as members within that team. Training consists of lectures and practical sessions.
Learners completing the on-line learning are required to be then assessed by a practical demonstration and completing a multiple-choice theory test paper for full recognition by the GDC. Certification issued is valid for one-year. Registrants are required to attended and complete this training annually.
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