Basic Life Support Level 2 (CSTF)

£49.00 inc VAT

This open course is aligned to CSTF Level 2 and covers Basic Life Support, including AED and anaphylaxis.

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Description

Basic Life Support Level 2 (CSTF)

This open course is aligned to CSTF Level 2 and covers Basic Life Support, including AED and anaphylaxis.


Duration – 3½ hours

Suitable for – Everyone

Note – We recommend this training course is attended annually


At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand current legislation and local resuscitation policies and procedures
  • Know how to recognise and respond to patients with clinical deterioration, escalating care in accordance with local policy
  • Be able to initiate an appropriate emergency response in accordance with the Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines including choking and the use of the recovery position
  • Be able to initiate and maintain effective chest compressions in accordance with the Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines
  • Be able to provide basic airway management i.e. ensure an open airway
  • Be able to initiate and maintain effective lung ventilations in accordance with the Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines
  • Know how to operate an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) safely and appropriately
  • Understand individual role and responsibilities in responding to persons in an emergency situation
  • Understand individual responsibilities in reporting and recording details of an emergency event accurately
  • Understand the importance of undertaking any resuscitation interventions within the limits of their personal capabilities and context of any previous training received
  • Know how to apply the local Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Policy within a clinical context
  • Define the term anaphylaxis and describe the causes
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis
  • Manage anaphylaxis including the administration of adrenaline (using auto-injectors and/or drawing up from ampoules)

Course delivery:

  • Demonstration
  • Discussion
  • Group work
  • Practice under supervision

Course assessment:

  • Demonstration of effective and appropriate basic life support on an adult, child and infant training manikin
  • Written question paper covering basic life support and anaphylaxis

Requirements:

  • Clean floor space