Basic life support

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Basic interventions, including airway management, high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillation (AED), saves lives.

The purpose of this module is to update participants on the principles of basic life support, to ensure standardised, up-to-date resuscitation techniques can be implemented by all healthcare workers, as required.

Please note that in addition to participation in this interactive online module, most employers require a practical assessment of the steps of basic life support, as outlined. Please refer to your local areas of employment for further guidance regarding the components and frequency of basic life support certification in your setting.

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At the end of this module participants will be able to:

  • Recite and implement the initial steps of resuscitation, known as DRS ABCD.
  • Describe the interventions required to manage each step of resuscitation including danger, responsiveness, send for help, airway, breathing, circulation (compressions), and defibrillation.
  • Highlight the similarities and differences between adult, child, and infant resuscitation.
  • Describe what to do for conscious and unconscious individuals who are choking.

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