Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers 27th February 2021

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Croí House

Moyola Lane

Newcastle

Galway

Ireland

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This internationally-certified, 2-year course equips any healthcare professional working in hospitals or clinical settings.

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This internationally-certified, 2-year course equips any healthcare professional working in hospitals or clinical settings with the skills to recognise sudden cardiac arrest in all age groups, activate the appropriate emergency response, and commence CPR in a timely manner with the use of an AED as soon as it becomes available. 

This is a hybrid BLS course with 2 parts:

• Part 1: self-directed online learning time (approx. 3 hours)

• Part 2: skills-based training in the Croi Heart & Stroke Centre, Galway (2 hours)

Course content 

  • Overview of 2020 AHA guidelines for CPR and ECC science update

  • How to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on adults, children and infants as a single rescuer & as part of a team

  • How to manage choking in all age-groups

  • How to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in adults, children & infants

  • Ventilation skills using a pocket mask and bag valve mask

  • Rescue breathing skills in a community setting

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Croí House

Moyola Lane

Newcastle

Galway

Ireland

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