Resuscitation – Basic Life Support – Level 2

£30.00£300.00 Exc. VAT

Description

Learning Objectives

The learner will in addition to the Resuscitation – Level One learning objectives;

    • Understand national guidelines and local resuscitation policies and procedures
    • Know how to recognise and respond to patients with clinical deterioration or cardio respiratory arrest, escalating care in accordance with local policy
    • Be able to initiate an appropriate emergency response, which may include management of choking, and the use of the recovery position, all in accordance with current Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines
    • Be able to initiate and maintain effective chest compression in accordance with current Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines
    • Be able to provide basic airway management i.e. ensure an open airway
      Be able to initiate and maintain effective lung ventilations in accordance with current Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines
    • Know how an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) can be operated safely and appropriately
    • Understand their individual role and responsibilities in responding to persons in emergency situations
    • Understand their individual responsibilities in reporting and recording details of an emergency event accurately
    • Understand the importance of undertaking any resuscitation interventions within the limits of their personal capabilities and context of any previous training received
    • Know how they should apply the local Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Policy within clinical context.

Target Audience

This course is suitable for staff with direct clinical care responsibilities including all qualified healthcare professionals:

    • Staff working with Adult patients should undertake training in adult basic life support.
    • Staff working with Paediatric patients should undertake training in paediatric basic life support.
    • Staff working with Newborn patients should undertake training in newborn basic life support.

Proposed Refresher Period

    • It is recommended that staff whom require the Resuscitation – Basic Life Support – Level 2 course should undertake appropriate appropriate refresher training on a yearly basis.
Resuscitation – Basic Life Support – Level 2