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Basic Life Support in the Primary Care environment

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
15 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eintegrity
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS Health Education England

This session will focus on the management of acute medical emergencies. The aim of this session is to give primary care practitioners the confidence to deal with these emergencies safely and confidently.

This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in November 2018.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Explain how to manage a compromised airway
  • Recognise immediate life-threatening conditions
  • Describe the effective management of hypovolaemic shock
  • Describe how to administer adequate analgesia to the trauma victim

Knowledge of BLS is necessary and mandatory in professions that deal with the general public. Examples of these professions include police officers, teachers and fire fighters.


PRM123
Instructors / Speakers
Abdul Zubairu,
General Practitioner, Southport, Merseyside

Abdul trained at Liverpool Medical School and his main interests are acute/emergency medicine and sports medicine.

He is a fully certified Advanced Life Support (ALS) instructor and regularly teaches on courses. He is also currently doing an MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Delivery
Title
Basic Life Support in the Primary Care environment
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
-- GENERAL MEDICAL--
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
15 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
3.03_01
Access Duration (in months)
12
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