Home Courses Basic Life Support (BLS)

Course length: 8 hours
Course Cost: POA

Overview
An American Heart Association course designed to teach the skills of Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for victims of all ages. It includes CPR and relief of Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) for Adult, Child and Infant and Automated External Defibrillation techniques presented with videos, demonstrations and practice.
Accredited by the HPCSA for 14 CPD points (incl 1 Point for Ethics)

Course Programme Guidelines

PROGRAMME TOPIC

 

 

08h00

Morning Tea & Registration



 

08h15

Welcome & Introduction

 

08h30

New BlLS Algorithm
Recognition of Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, Stroke, FBAO


Video & Practice

09h00

Adult CPR Introduction
The value of Chest Compressions
Airway & Breathing
Putting it together

Video
Video & Practice
Video & Practice
Video & Practice

10h00

Tea

Video & Practice

11h15

Rescuer CPR Demonstration
Adult 1&2-Rescuer CPR

Practice
Video

11h30

Child CPR Sequence
Child 1&2-Rescuer CPR

Practice

12h00

Lunch

 

13h00

Automated External Defibrillation (AED) Demonstration

 

13h15

AED Practice

Video & Practice

14h00

Infant CPR Sequence

Video

14h15

Infant 1&2-Rescuer CPR

Video & Practice

15h00

Choking

Video & Practice

15h45

Tea

 

16h00

Written MCQ Test Skills Test
CPR & AED (Adult) CPR (Child & Infant)
Remediation

17h00

Demonstration of equipment

18h00

Questions, comments & closure

General Info

  • A comprehensive manual is included which requires sufficient time for study and to learn, as there is an MCQ Skills test. Ensure that you have receievd your manual tiemously so that you can familiarise yourself with the contents before commencement of the course.
  • The Course finishes when all the Candidates satisfy all the requirements, therefore closing times will depend on their capabilities
  • Please come in comfortable clothing and ladies please wear long pants, as you will be practicing on the floor.
  • Watch-and-Practice
  • The Academy of Accident and Emergency Medicine is an accredited Institution for the provision of American Heart Association courses.

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