Basic Life Support with AED – Paediatric

In the UK, the ambulance services attempt resuscitation in approximately 30000 people each year, the 98% of cardiac arrests happen in adults, one third of those were on people aged 15 64 years. At present, fewer than 1 person in 10 survives when a sudden cardiac arrest occurs out of hospital, and the major reason so few people currently survive is that defibrillation isn’t provided quickly enough – Resuscitation Council UK. 

Paediatric Cardiac Arrests are less common thatn adults but they still happen. This course prepares included theory and hands on practice and prepares the candidates with the confidence they need to deal with a cardiac arrest in children or infants.

This course is in line with the Resuscitation Council UK 2021 Guidelines and aligned with Core Skills Training Framework (level 2).

All resuscitation course instructors are resuscitation council UK instructors.

 

This course can be combined with Adult Basic Life Support.

Group Bookings Available – please contact us.

 

Entry
Requirements

Learners should be a minimum of 14 years of age to undertake this course.


Learners must be physically capable of performing CPR on the floor (for assessment purposes).

Course
Content

Scene assessment


Management of paediatric chocking


Recognition of the collapsed person


Activation of emergency services


Recognition of cardiac arrest in paediatrics


Rescue breaths


Cardiac compressions


Safety principles for the use of an AED


Appropriate use of an AED in a child


Instruction in basic resuscitation equipment including AED

Course
Duration

Face to face course – 2.5 hours

Price p/ Person:

£40

Certification:

Candidates who attend the session and successfully complete the course will be issued a certificate valid for 1 year. All resuscitation courses are complaint with Resuscitation Council UK 2021 guidelines and aligned to the Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF).

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