BLS & CPR Training For Dentists & Healthcare

The purpose of this ProTrainings Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation is to provide the learner with the skills, knowledge and understanding in the provision of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and of the safe use and management of an Automated External Defibrillator.

This qualification offers the trained provider the opportunity to provide effective emergency lifesaving first aid care using an AED and this is achieved through the understanding of the BLS/AED algorithm and the responsibilities and treatment principles of AED use.

Onsite Training Available

Onsite CPR training for Dentists, Doctors and all healthcare providers is available in Stranraer, Newton Stewart, Dumfries, Wigtown, Kirkcudbright, Annan, Sanquhar, Lockerbie, Gretna, Galloway, Dalbeattie, Langholm, Moffat, Lochmaben, Gatehouse of Fleet, Portpatrick, Whithorn and all surrounding areas – training can be fitted in with your working schedule.

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.

AED training is also included in the course as learning AED skills is becoming more important with the increase in the numbers of units in the community and workplace. They are easy to use with a little training and make a real difference in the chance of survival to someone in cardiac arrest. If you have already completed any other first aid course you will understand the importance of prompt use of an AED making this an ideal next course to take to develop your skills.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements. Classroom courses generally take 3 hours – ONLINE courses are available via our online link.

Prices for the CPR/BLS and AED for Healthcare professionals and Dentists:

3 hour classroom based course £60pp with significant discounts for groups

For any additional information regarding the CPR and basic life support programmes we offer please contact us through our contact us page.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Introduction

  • Introduction to CPR BLS and AED
  • Optional basic life support practical or video link evaluation
  • Fears of first aid
  • Asking permission to help
  • Scene Safety
  • Chain of Survival
  • Introduction to the ABCDE Approach
  • ABCDE Approach to Patient Care
  • Barriers and Gloves
  • Respiration and Breathing
  • Pulse Points
  • Initial Assessment and the Recovery Position
  • Infant Recovery Position

Cardiac Arrest and CPR

  • First Aid vs BLS Healthcare Professionals
  • Adult CPR Introduction
  • Heart Attack
  • Adult CPR
  • Effective CPR
  • CPR Hand Over
  • Compressions Only CPR
  • Drowning
  • Adult Bag Valve Mask
  • Child CPR
  • Child CPR Breakdown
  • Child CPR for Healthcare Professionals
  • Infant CPR
  • Infant CPR for Health Professional

Choking Management 

  • Adult Choking
  • Child Choking
  • Infant Choking

How to Use an AED

  • AED Introduction
  • Types of AED Units
  • AED Setup
  • AED Demo
  • Child AED
  • AED Maintenance
  • AED Pads
  • AED Batteries
  • AED Troubleshooting
  • AED Locations
  • Community AED Units

Types of AED

  • Training AED Units
  • The Zoll AED Plus
  • Heatsine Samitarin PAD 350
  • Heatsine Samitarin PAD 500
  • iPAD AED
  • Philips Heartstart AED
  • Physio Control CR+ AED
  • CardiAid AED

AED’s in Different Sectors

  • AED’s and Dental Practices