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Basic Life Support and AED Training

This course is aimed at people wanting to learn basic life support (BLS). You will learn to recognise if a person is unconscious and how to tell if they are having a cardiac arrest. You will learn how to respond in these situations, how to put somebody in the recovery position, how to perform CPR, and how to use an AED. This course provides the essential treatment algorithm and instructions for performing CPR on an adult. BLS can be life-saving first aid and increases the chances of survival.

Target Audience: All seafarers and shore based staff in companies in which AED devices are used

Modules: 5

  • Basic life saving
  • The vital ‘chain of survival’
  • The airway, breathing and circulation (ABC) scheme
  • Breathing and non-breathing casualty situations
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED) and how to use one safely

Regulations Addressed

  • Based on the 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC

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