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Basic Life Support Theory

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This program is designed to be used in conjunction with your annual practical Basic Life Support competency and uses the current Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines as a basis for the content. By completing this program, participants will strengthen and refresh current knowledge of resuscitation methods and procedures including; Elements and Processes of Resuscitation, Resuscitation of Infants and Children, Resuscitation of patients with a stoma and the use of a semiautomatic external defibrillator (SAED).

This Program should be used as an adjunct to your organisation’s policies and procedures for BLS testing. IT IS NOT DESIGNED TO REPLACE A PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Apply the Australian Resuscitation Council Basic Life Support Policy to practice.
  • Apply the acronym D.R.A.B.C.D to the Basic Life Support process
  • Identify ‘No Signs of Life’.
  • Identify Basic Life Support considerations when resuscitating individuals with additional needs including pregnant women, children, neonates and persons with a trachostomy/stoma insitu.
  • Discuss the importance of early defibrillation.

This fun interactive nurse education program is suitable for any health professional who requires their CPD (continuing professional development).

Basic Life Support Theory
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2 hours
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2 CPD Hours
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