Learn the Essentials of Basic Life Support to save a life

Ideal for many industries and for anyone wanting the basics of CPR

 This course covers Basic Life Support skills and includes skills for Adult, Child and Infant as well as healthcare variations on infant CPR. The course includes Safety, precautions, initial assessment, recovery position, CPR, compression-only CPR, CPR handover and choking. 

This is ideal for nurses, care workers or medical professionals needing annual updates to complete professional membership. In most cases, this course is ideal as an online-only course but if you need a practice session as well we have a network of approved instructors where we can offer the course as blended including a short practise session. Please contact us to discuss the practical part of your training.

This course includes the latest CPR and Coronavirus recommendations.

National MedicAid’s Basic Life Support courses have been designed to meet all the required learning outcomes and are aligned to the Skills for Health UK Core Skills Training Framework or UK-CSTF.  This includes both level 2 adult and paediatric patient care.  The course is also Skills for Care Endorsed and follows the requirements set out in the Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines for adult and Paediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) basic life support (BLS).

The course is valid for one year, complies with the latest ERC and UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines. This course comes with 4.0 hrs of CPD. The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a National MedicAid Certificate.

  • Firefighters
  • Nurses
  • Care Workers
  • Doctors
  • First Aiders
  • Medical workers
  • People needing basic CPR skills

Course Curriculum

  • Basic Life Support Introduction
  • Fears of First Aid
  • Asking Permission to Help
  • Scene Safety
  • Chain of Survival
  • DRAB and the ABCD's
  • Initial Assessment
  • Stop Think Act
  • Differences in Child Size
  • Barriers
  • Face Shields
  • Hand washing and hand gels
  • Adult Bag Valve Mask
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Attack Position
  • Adult CPR
  • Adult, Child, Infant CPR
  • Adult CPR Hand Over
  • Compression-Only CPR
  • AED Introduction 
  • Child CPR Breakdown
  • Infant CPR
  • Drowning
  • Adult Choking
  • Child Choking
  • Infant Choking
  • Oxygen for First Aid
  • Summary to BLS