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Basic Life Support
This course aims to provide the learner with a basic understanding of the knowledge behind the techniques used in emergency first aid situations. It will introduce all aspects of basic life support; these are the first steps of first aid. This includes resuscitation, recovery position, choking and anaphylaxis. It should be accompanied by face-to-face training and assessment.
This training will enable learners to:
- Follow the steps to prioritise treatment during a primary survey
- Correctly order the steps when carrying out CPR and identify the benefit of using an AED
- Correctly order the steps in the recovery position
- Identify a choking casualty and select the appropriate first aid response Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis and match the required medication