Basic Life Support Course

This short course is designed to give learners an awareness of Basic Life Support practice when an individual is not breathing or responsive, or when they are choking either partially or fully. The online course will look into when an individual is not breathing or responsive. You will also cover when someone is choking either partially or fully.

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Course Description

Home Study Zone presents a Basic Life Support course that is designed to give understanding to the practices of basic life support. The online course will look into when an individual is not breathing or responsive. You will also cover when someone is choking either partially or fully.

This course will cross-reference to Standard 12 of the Care Certificate for Basic Life Support for Adults. This course does not replace First Aid Training. Although you will gain knowledge in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Students should also undertake practical training for CPR to be qualified to carry out this practice when working as a health and social care professional.

This Basic Life Support course applies to all health and social care workers. Including ones that work in settings such as care homes, hospital wards and day centres. It is also relevant for people who are supporting a child or young person in their own home.

Study Basic Life Support Course via an eLearning platform.

The Basic Life Support course is delivered via an eLearning platform. E-Learning an efficient way of delivering courses online due to its convenience and flexibility. The resources are available from anywhere and at any time. Meaning everyone can take advantage of web-based learning regardless of their circumstances. E-Learning is invaluable for employers, meaning staff can complete CPD without the added cost of lecturers and conferences.

CPD Certified

The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996. It is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors.  Certified CPD courses complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. CPD courses can be completed at work or at home or whoever there is an internet connection. Meaning that you can further your skillset and progress your career in a way that suits you.

Other CPD Certified courses

Along with this Basic Life Support course, Home Study Zone offers a vast array of other Certified CPD courses. CPD helps somebody build their skill set, gain further understanding, and progress in their career.

See our other CPD Certified courses available here

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • How to conduct a primary survey
  • How to administer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • How to assist an individual who is choking

Course Syllabus

  • Primary Survey
  • Calling for help
  • Assessing the level of consciousness
  • Recovery Position
  • Opening the Airway
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Choking
  • Partial Obstruction
  • Blocked Airway
  • Assessing the Severity of Choking
  • Treating a Casualty who is Choking