Basic Life Support training is mandatory for registered nurses and healthcare assistants but is beneficial to all.

The syllabus follows the guidelines of the Resuscitation Council (UK) and includes the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and the DRABCD approach to resuscitation.

Course Summary

Our Basic Life Support training is just one of the many clinical training courses offered by Acute Training Solutions. The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • An overview of the legal requirements
  • Managing an incident and prioritising (primary and secondary assessment)
  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillators (AED)
  • The recovery position and airway management
  • Administer first aid to an unconscious casualty
  • Principles of resuscitation
  • Applied practical workstation and simulated practical assessment

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We understand that your reputation is built on the quality of your staff and training will ultimately play a fundamental part in their approach to caring for others. To find out how Acute can help you, please email us at, or contact us using the methods below:

02920 494 969

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Level: 2

Max attendees: 15

Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

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I feel much more confident – sharpened up on my CPR technique and choking.