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Immediate Life Support


Resuscitation Officers

Target Audience:

Registered nurses, midwives, medical staff, physiotherapists, radiographers, ODA's/ODP's


Pre-course reading material will be provided.

Staff are advised to wear comfortable clothing.

Course Length:

1 day

KSF Links:

Core 3: Health, Safety & Security

Booking Contact:

Development & Training

Book Online - click here for more details

Tel: 822099 ext: 5409


Follow on Activity:

Advanced Life Support (ALS) course

 Programme Content:

  • Causes and prevention of cardio-respiratory arrest
  • Adult Basic Life Support
  • Cardiac monitoring and basic cardiac arrest rhythms
  • Defibrillation
  • ALS treatment algorithm
  • Basic airway management and ventilation
  • Drugs and drug delivery during initial resuscitation

 Learning Outcomes:

This course provides participants with the essential knowledge and skills to initially manage an adult patient in cardiac arrest for a short time before the arrival of the resuscitation team prepares them for assisting the resuscitation.


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