Emergency life support course (ELS)
Emergency life support is a set of actions that you can do to keep a person alive until professional help arrives. Actions include performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on people who may have stopped breathing or whose heart has stopped.
This information will help you to learn how to carry out emergency life support. For simplicity, the injured person is referred to as a male throughout.
This course deals with serious conditions and incidents. It is ideal if you want to know what to do when faced with an emergency involving a casualty of any age. This Emergency life support course is ideal fro that first aided who wishes to gain new skills.
Who should attend?
This course is for members of the public who want to know what action to take in any emergency and want to learn how to deal with accidents and injuries to people of all ages. The Emergency Life Support course is catered for those who need a more hands on approach.
What you will learn?
The course covers emergency life support procedures for adults, children and infants.
- Communication and casualty care.
- Managing an incident.
- Looking after yourself and the casualty.
- Adult, child and infant resuscitation.
- Treatment of severe bleeding, chest pain and an unconscious casualty.
- Treatment of choking in adults, children and infants.
Assessment and certification
Continuous assessment by trainer.