Basic Life Support in Care

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What Will You Learn?

  • The online training course covering Standard 12 of the Care Certificate focuses on equipping individuals with the essential skills and knowledge required for basic life support. It is particularly beneficial for individuals working in healthcare settings, including but not limited to caregivers, nursing assistants, healthcare aides, and other professionals involved in patient care.
  • The course is structured into three fundamental elements:
  • Basic Life Support for Adults: This section provides comprehensive guidance on administering basic life support techniques tailored for adults. It covers crucial aspects such as recognizing signs of cardiac arrest, performing CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), and understanding the importance of timely intervention during emergencies.
  • Treating a Choking Child: Here, the course delves into specific procedures for managing choking incidents involving children. It educates learners on identifying choking hazards, applying appropriate techniques to clear obstructed airways, and responding promptly to prevent further complications.
  • Obstructed Airways - Infants: Similar to the previous section, this part of the training emphasizes the unique challenges associated with treating infants who experience airway obstruction. Participants learn how to recognize signs of distress in infants, perform age-appropriate maneuvers to alleviate choking, and ensure the safety and well-being of the infant.
  • Training and Record Keeping: In addition to practical skills, the course also addresses the importance of training and record-keeping in maintaining compliance with regulatory standards. It underscores the significance of regularly updating skills, participating in ongoing training sessions, and maintaining accurate documentation of training activities and outcomes.
  • The target audience for this training course primarily includes healthcare professionals and individuals working in caregiving roles within various healthcare settings. This encompasses hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, childcare centers, schools, and community health organizations. Additionally, individuals aspiring to pursue careers in healthcare or those seeking to enhance their proficiency in basic life support techniques can also benefit from this comprehensive training program.
  • Overall, the course aims to empower participants with the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to effectively respond to medical emergencies, ensure patient safety, and uphold the highest standards of care in diverse healthcare environments.

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Basic Life Support in Care

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