Basic Life Support (BLS)

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32m
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CPD32m of CPD
First Published
Updated07 May 2023
Expires 30 May 2024
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

Basic life support (BLS) is performed to attempt to rescue a person experiencing cardiac arrest. What would you do if your patient or client suddenly began to deteriorate? This Ausmed Training Module outlines the DRSABCD action plan and the theory behind providing basic life support (BLS) in such a situation.

Topics
  • Basic life support and the chain of survival
  • The DRSABCD action plan
Learning Outcomes
  • Understand basic life support in a medical emergency.
  • Know the DRSABCD action plan.
  • Understand the theory behind providing basic life support.
Target Audience

All healthcare professionals and staff.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

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CPD time32m
First Published
Updated07 May 2023
Expires
30 May 2024
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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