Basic Life Support (BLS) in Hospital
Basic Life Support (BLS) in Hospital is an online course tailored with first aid scenarios and theory for the hospital environment.
This course is perfect for those working in a hospital environment looking to build essential life-saving skills or for hospital volunteers. This course would also benefit child-carers or recent nursing and medicine graduates looking to add to their CV.
Please note that candidates have access to their online course content and simulations for up to 12 months after purchase.
This course is based on international standards and conform to the current European Resuscitation Council (ERC) guidelines. The course is also approved by St Andrew’s First Aid’s Medical and First Aid Committee.
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For more hospital related courses click here to see our Paediatric Basic Life Support in Hospital course.
Why is E-Learning suitable for me?
This allows you to study from the comfort of your own home or work. You are under no time constraints to complete your learning of adult basic life support (other than the 12 months licence period). If you want to learn how to be able to respond to an emergency situation systematically and effectively, without having to attend an actual course, or just to refresh your existing resuscitation skills, then this course is for you!
How long after my payment can I use the course?
You can access the course immediately after payment.
How long will the material last for?
The course material is available for 12 months after payment is received.
How will I learn?
You will learn via E-Learning. Through our information slides and step-by-step learning videos you will learn the necessary adult basic life support skills.
Depending on your level of commitment and taking into account various distractions the average completion time is approximately 2 hours per course. It is strongly recommended that you complete the entire course before taking the assessments.
How will I be assessed?
Your knowledge will be assessed via multiple choice questions and real-time simulations.
When will I know the feedback of my results?
Each participant will receive instant feedback on their results.
Can I retake the assessments if I fail?
You can re-take the assessments multiple times within the 12 months until the pass rate is achieved.
What are the benefits of learning online?
- Your course can be scheduled around your personal, work and family life.
- E-Learning reduces travel costs and travel time.
- You may study anywhere that you can pick up an internet connection.
- You work at your own pace.
- Learning via simulations allows practice for any actual resuscitation attempt, leading to a more confident and successful approach to dealing with a real-life situation.
Who is the accrediting body?
All information contained within the course is approved by St Andrew’s First Aid and follows the current European Resuscitation Council guidelines.
How can I contact St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd staff regarding E-Learning?
St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd staff are available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Basic life support – introduction
Chain of survival
Ascertaining cardiac arrest and calling for help
Managing the workplace
Chest compressions and rescue breaths
Using an AED
Discontinuing basic life support
It is (no longer) a resuscitation situation