Refresher BLS for Healthcare Professionals – Remote First Aid
This course covers basic life support skills and includes skills for adults, children, and infants as well as healthcare variations on infant CPR. The course includes safety, precautions, initial assessment, recovery position, CPR, compression-only CPR, CPR handover and choking. This course complies with the latest 2015 ERC and UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines and is aimed at Healthcare Professionals with a duty to respond.
This version is for learners who have already completed BLS courses in the past and just need refreshing their skills annually.
This CPD course meets the criteria for the GDC’s development outcomes C.
Assessment & Certification
Delegates are assessed by means of practical demonstrations alongside oral and written questioning throughout and a final multi-choice exam paper on the last session of the training.
Those successfully passing will be awarded a ProTrainings Level 2 Award the BLS for Healthcare Professionals that is valid for one year. This training is delivered over two hours.
To provide theory and practical training in accordance with the UK Resus Council and ERC guidelines in basic life support for Healthcare Professionals with a duty to respond.
- Course Introduction
- Introduction to BLS course
- Barriers and Gloves
- Introduction to the ABCDE Approach
- ABCDE Approach to Patient Care
- Adult Bag Valve Mask
- Respiration and Breathing
- Pulse Points
- Initial Assessment and the Recovery Position
- Cardiac Arrest
- Adult CPR
- Child CPR for Healthcare Professionals
- Infant CPR for Healthcare Professionals
- CPR Hand Over
- Compression-Only CPR
- Effective CPR
- Choking Training
- Adult Choking
- Child Choking
- Infant Choking