Basic Life Support Theory

CPD Hours: 2.00 Formal

This program is designed to be used in conjunction with your Senior First Aid Certificate training 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 Semi-Automatic External Defibrillator (SAED).

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.
Costs (inc. GST)
- Non-Member: $120.00
- CA Member Discount: $90.00
- CA CPMember: $90.00
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