Basic Life Support (BLS)
Our BLS Program has been designed to provide the Remote and Rural Health Practitioner with the necessary information in order to provide a flexible learning opportunity that will enhance current knowledge and competency of this organisational annual requirement.Who is this course for?
Registered Nurses, Registered Midwifes, Enrolled Nurses, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners, Mining Paramedics, Ambulance Officers, Isolated Practice G.P’s and other remote health practitioners i.e. dentists, physiotherapists, mental health workers, drug and alcohol, community health workers, etc. It is ideally suited for Health Professionals practicing in remote and isolated circumstances who require this skill set annuallyProgram delivery
Delivered in the form of an online module, combined with a practical competency that can be obtained by local assessors (assessment sheet included in the module) or via Skype. To discuss your assessment options, please contact the BLS Clinical Educator.
To download a copy of the BLS Information and Preparation for Clinical Assessment information sheet, click here.
This module demonstrates the process of D.R.S.A.B.C.D to support the learner through the application of the current ARC Guidelines during a cardiac arrest including;
- Checking for Danger
- Checking for Response
- Sending for help
- Opening the Airway
- Checking Breathing
- Performing Compressions
- Performing Defibrillation