Basic Life Support (BLS) Courses

The Basic Life Support (BLS) course is a comprehensive training program designed to equip any interested individual with the vital skills of CPR for victims of all ages (Adult, Child & Infant), including ventilation with a barrier device, a pocket facemask, and a bag valve mask device. It also covers the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and the relief of Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO). This course, endorsed by the Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association, is not limited to healthcare professionals but is open to anyone keen to learn these crucial lifesaving techniques.

The International accreditation awarded to successful students is recognised in over 50 countries throughout the world

Eligibility
The BLS course welcomes healthcare providers and all members of the public, regardless of their background or profession, who are interested in acquiring essential life-saving skills. Whether you are a teacher, a parent, an office worker, or simply someone looking to enhance their ability to respond in emergency situations, this course is tailored for you.

Eligibility Checklist
– Open to all interested individuals

Course Content
The programme includes a Instructor-led skills demonstration and practice sessions that include:
One and two rescuer Adult CPR, One and two rescuer Child CPR, One and two rescuer Infant CPR, Adult, Child and Infant recovery position, Adult, Child and Infant choking (conscious and unconscious), Safe and effective use of an AED, Special considerations when using an AED, Use of face masks & bag-valve-mask devices, Skills group practice, Skills testing.

Duration
1 day, 1.5 hours.

Criteria for Successful Completion
– Actively participate in, practice, and complete all skills and skills assessments
– Demonstrate competence in the performance on manikins using the American Heart Association’s critical skills checklists while performing the following skills.
– Adult One-rescuer CPR with the AED.
– Infant one rescuer CPR.

Certification
Students who successfully complete the course, including the skills evaluation, will receive an American Heart Association / Irish Heart Foundation Healthcare Provider course completion card (credential). This accreditation is recognised in over 50 countries throughout the world.

Instructors
Our highly-experienced Instructors come from an Irish healthcare setting and all remain in day-to-day clinical practice where they regularly train and carry out these skills. They are regarded as experts in their field and have a proven ability to teach. Codeblue is a registered and approved American Heart Association International Training Centre (ITC). Course certificates are only issued to approved and registered training centres where the currently certified Instructors carry full public and professional liability insurance.

Course Materials
An individual resuscitation face mask for each student and AHA certification.

Pre-Course Learning
Students will receive access to dedicated pre-course learning materials which must be complted prior to the course.

CPD/CEU Credits
All Codeblue courses are eligible for CPD/CEU points. The exact number of points you can claim depends on what your occupation speciality is. More information on CPD/CEU credits can be found on Medical Council and Irish Nursing & Midwifery Board.

 

This revamped Basic Life Support course is designed to be inclusive, offering vital life-saving skills training to anyone interested in learning how to respond effectively in emergency situations. Whether you are looking to enhance your ability to care for others or simply aiming to be prepared for any situation, this course provides the knowledge and skills you need.

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