Basic Life Support – 31 July 2020

£15.00 £12.50

This webinar will provide you with an awareness of procedures around basic life support (adults and paediatrics) and using an automated external defibrillator (AED).

**New date. Early Bird offer until July 20th**

Courses include adaptations to CPR as recommended by the Resuscitation Council (UK) for COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

The content is based on the current Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines and has been verified by Skills for Health as aligning to the UK Core Skills Training Framework. You will have the opportunity to ask questions to the trainer.

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Trainer: Alastair Robertson, Training Consultant MSc Pgc CiPD
Time: 1 hour
When: 31 July 2020 | 11:30 – 12:30
Standard Cost: £15 + VAT stand alone; £25 + VAT includes access to our online course.
Platform: Zoom

Learning outcomes include:
  • Understand basic life support requirements in adults and paediatrics.
  • Understand the principles that underpin basic life support in adults and paediatrics.
  • Know the circumstances under which resuscitation is performed.
  • Know the importance of early intervention.
  • Be aware of the different types of cardiopulmonary arrest.
  • Be aware of how to manage a choking patient in line with current national guidelines.
  • Be aware of the steps to take in order to place a patient in the recovery position.
  • Know the role of an automated external defibrillation
  • Know how to operate of an automated external defibrillator (AED) safely
Course content includes:
  • Role of a First Aider.
  • How to maintain a safe environment.
  • Perform primary /secondary survey.
  • Summoning help.
  • Demonstrate actions for choking emergencies (trainer only for webinars).
  • Place someone in the recovery position.
  • Effectively demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in adults and paediatrics (trainer only for webinars).
  • The role of an automated external defibrillation
  • The safe operation of an automated external defibrillator
  • Demonstrate actions for choking emergencies (trainer only for webinars).
Trainer Bio

Alastair Robertson is an experienced health and social care training professional.

With 18 years’ experience as a qualified adult educator, he has worked with Charles Bloe Training for over 4 years. As well as the health and social care sectors, Alastair has also worked in prison and criminal justice settings and has experience of working in community mental health and statutory social work sectors. Alastair has written one of the first stress management debrief training programmes and has facilitated it across international settings.

His academic achievements include a Masters degree in psychology and mental health and multiple qualifications in management, training practice and social care certifications. During his leisure time, Alastair likes to spend time travelling in his motor home with his family and two adorable dogs.

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