Our Basic Life Support provider course is designed for participants who provide healthcare to patients in a wide variety of settings, including in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.
These healthcare providers may include (but are not limited to) Physicians, Medical Students, General Practitioners, General and Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Managers and Staff Nurses, Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, Dentists, Respiratory Therapists, Cardiac Technicians, Cardiac Rehabilitation Staff, Physiotherapists, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Nursing Students, Care Assistants and other Allied Healthcare Personnel.
On completion of this three to five-hour long course, participants will be issued with an Irish Heart Foundation / American Heart Association credit card sized certificate. This cert will be valid for two years. It should also be noted that as this course is certified by both the Irish Heart Foundation & American Heart Association it is recognised internationally.
Key Changes in Basic Life Support
Critical Concepts of High-quality CPR
American Heart Association Chain of Survival
1-Rescuer CPR and AED for Adult Child and Infant
2-Rescuer CPR and AED for Adult Child and Infant
Differences between Adult, Child and Infant Rescue Techniques
Bag-mask Techniques for Adult, Child and Infant
Rescue Breathing for Adult, Child and Infant
Relief of Choking for Adult, Child and Infant
CPR with an Advanced Airway
How long does the course take to complete?
The course takes three to five hours to complete. On completion of the course, participants will be issued with an Irish Heart Foundation / American Heart Association credit card sized certificate. This cert will be valid for two years.
Will I be able to use my qualification outside of Ireland?
Yes. This course is certified by both the Irish Heart Foundation and American Heart Association. It is recognised internationally.