To provide highly practical knowledge and experience to train candidates to identify the causes of cardiac arrest, recognise patients in danger of deterioration, and manage cardiac arrest.
- Discuss how to recognise and treat a deteriorating patient
- Demonstrate delivery of standardised CPR in adults
- Identify ways to manage a cardiac arrest by working with a multidisciplinary team in an emergency situation
- Outline non-technical skills that can be used to facilitate strong team leadership and effective team membership
Please note, Candidates are given access to online resources from one month prior to the course and at their own pace they will then study approximately 7 hours of on-line course material before attending a 1-day face-to-face course (access to the e-learning materials continues for a total of 5 months).
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At the end of the course delegates should be able to:
- Recognise and treat deteriorating patients using a structured ‘ABCDE’ approach
- Treat cardiac and/or respiratory arrest, including starting CPR, manual defibrillation, life-threatening arrhythmias, and post-resuscitation care
- Care for deteriorating patients or patients in cardiac and/or respiratory arrest in special circumstances
- Lead a team, work as a team member, and use structured communication skills including giving an effective handover