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Course Description
Title: Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
Objectives:
  1. Concept of Chain of Survival
  2. Vital functions of the heart
  3. Recognise causes, signs and symptoms of a heart attack
  4. Provide resuscitation (CPR) to an adult and infant
  5. Manage a foreign body airway obstruction (choking) in adult and infant casualties
Outcomes:
  1. Recognise a heart attack
  2. Activate appropriate emeregncy response system and follow the Emergency Action Principles
  3. Perform the necessary resuscitation for foreign body airway obstruction that affects an adult and infant casualty
  4. Perform the necessary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult, child and infant casualty
Modules:
  1. Chain of Survival
  2. Heart Attack
  3. Adult CPR (One Man Rescuer) 
  4. Proper Chest Compression Guidelines
  5. Managing Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (Choking) in Adult and Infant Casualties (Includes Infant CPR)
  6. Safety in CPR Training
Registration Details
Duration: 1.00 Days
Fees:
Exclude GST
$ 125.00
Remarks: NIL
Requirements and Certification
Certification:
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (2 years validity)
  • Assessment: (i) Theory Assessment (Multiple Choice Questions - 80% to pass)
    (ii) Practical Assessment


    - Participants would need to fulfil 100% course attendance in order to be eligible for the assessments
    - Participants who fails the final attempt for any component will have to retake the entire course

    This course is accredited by the National Resuscitation Council. Each certificate is valid for two years.
    Pre-requisites: NIL
    Language: English
    Medical fitness:
    • No history of underlying medical heart and lung conditions
    • Must be physically fit with no pre-existing medical conditions such as knee, spinal or joints injury. Please consult your doctor before attending the course
    • Pregnant ladies are discouraged from undertaking the CPR practice due to safety reasons. In case of doubt, please consult your doctor
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