BLS Basic Life Support Including Use of an AED

Course title:

QNUK Basic Life Support Including Use of an AED  (QCF)

The QNUK Level 2 Award in BLS Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (QCF) provides learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to use an automated external defibrillator and perform CPR. This may be in addition to their role as a workplace first aider. BLS courses are short easy access courses for those who only require a very basic knowledge of life saving techniques.

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Qualification Title:
QNUK Basic Life Support Including Use of an AED  (QCF)


Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN):
601/5727/6



Credit Value
1


Duration
4 Hours


Age
16 or over


Valid for;
3 years


Pre Requisties
It is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 literacy or equivalent. This qualification is for those over 16 years of age. All learners must be able to perform practical elements such as CPR on the ground.  There are no other pre-requisites for this qualification.


Course Content Summary
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • Assess the scene for danger
  • Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
  • Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway and check for breathing
  • Demonstrate how to place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • Recognise the need to commence Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on a manikin Know how to safely use an automated external defibrillator
  • Identify safety considerations when using an automated external defibrillator
  • List differences in the procedure when using an automated external defibrillator on a child Be able to safely use an automated external defibrillator
  • Demonstrate the correct placement of AED electrode pads on a manikin
  • Follow AED voice prompts accurately
  • Demonstrate how to combine the use of an automated external defibrillator with minimal interruptions in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
  • Demonstrate the safe delivery of AED shock
  • State the procedures if the casualty shows signs of life and starts to breath normally
  • Identify the information required when handing over the casualty


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From; £30 Per Person
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