Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course
The Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course provides a basic knowledge and skill to assist someone that comes across an unresponsive (unconscious) casualty.
On completion of training, successful candidates will be able to:
- manage an incident
- state the priorities of first aid, including primary/secondary surveys and recovery position
- perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- deal with disorders of the airway, including choking
- deal with disorders of circulation, including strokes, shocks and heart attacks
Who should attend?
This course is designed for those who wish to gain a basic understanding of first aid and learn how to look after an unresponsive (unconscious) casualty whilst awaiting an ambulance.
How long does the course last?
Courses last for two hours. Candidates are required to complete two contact hours of training and assessment. It is therefore necessary that candidates are able to attend for the whole duration of the course to allow them to be eligible for continuous assessment and certification.
10.00am until 12.00pm, or 2.00pm until 4.00pm
Candidates will be assessed throughout the course. Evidence of underpinning knowledge and practical skills competence will be required for certification.
Successful candidates will receive a St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd ‘Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation’ certificate, which is valid for three years.
Please consider the following factors when choosing your candidate(s) to attend our Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation course:
- reliability, disposition and communication skills
- aptitude and ability to absorb new knowledge and learn new skills
- ability to cope with stressful and physically demanding emergency procedures