JOYMAC TRAINING

Person Centred

COURSE TITLE: Basic Life Support

Course description

American Heart Association CPR & AED Training – Adults, Child and Infants.

Choking – Adults, Child & Infants.

Aimed at Nurses and Clinical Nurse Managers.
Goals of the course

How to do CPR safely & effectively with the use of an AED Machine on Adult/Child. Mouth to mouth & use of Mask for breaths. How to check for breathing and response. How to help and Adult/Child if they are choking. How to call for help, call Emergency Services & Check scene is safe.

Learning outcomes

Verbalises scene is safe.Check for responsiveness. Shouts for help/call Emergency Services (999) and requests AED. Checks breathing, checks pulse.

Cycle 1 of CPR:Adult& Child Compressions: Perform high-quality compressions -Hand placement on lower half of sternum. 30 compressions in no less than 15 seconds and no more than 18 seconds. Compress at least 2 inches (5cm). Complete recoil after each compression.

Adult& Child Breaths: Gives 2 breaths with a barrier device. Each breath given over 1 second. Visible chest rise with each breath. Resume chest compressions in less than 10 seconds.

Cycle 2 of CPR: Repeat of steps in cycle 1: Compressions. Breaths. Resumes compressions in less than 10 seconds.

AED: Powers on AED. Correctly attaches pads. Clears for analysis. Clears to safely deliver shock. Resume compressions.

Cycle 1 of CPR:Infant Compressions: Perform high-quality compressions – Placement of 2 fingers in the center of the chest just below the nipple line. 30 compressions in no less than 15 seconds and no more than 18 seconds. Compress at least 1/3 the depth of the chest about 1 ½ inches (4cm). Complete recoil after each compression.

Infant Breaths: Gives 2 breaths with a barrier device. Each breath given over 1 second. Visible chest rise with each breath. Resume chest compressions in less than 10 seconds.

Cycle 2 of CPR: Repeat of steps in cycle 1: Compressions. Breaths. Resumes compressions in less than 10 seconds. 2nd rescuer Bag Valve Mask ventilationwhile 1st Rescuer 1 continues compressions with 2 thumb-encircling hands technique.

Cycle 3 of CPR:Rescuer 1: Performs high quality compressions. 15 compressions with 2 thumb-encircling hands technique. 15 compressions in no less than 7 and no more than 9 seconds.Compressions at least 1/3 the depth of the chest, about 1 ½ inches (4cm). Complete recoil after each compression.

Cycle 4 of CPR: Rescuer 1: Gives 2 breaths with a Bag Valve Mask device. Each breath given over 1 second. Visible chest rise with each breath. Resume compressions in less than 10 seconds.

Choking for Adults & Infants.

Pre-course
preparation
Nil.
Certification American Heart Association 2 Years
Instructor

Garry McWade

QQI Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation

Certificate: F070297038865F                                                                                                             

Heartsaver® Instructor American Heart Association ID: 1147706

Irish Heart Foundation / Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC)

CFR Instructor ID: GG 075283   

Duration 5 - 6 Hours.
Price JOYMAC Training Costs


Course Materials
  1. Course conducted with AHA Interactive Video + Skills Test Sheet.
  2. Feed Back Form.
  3. Frequently Asked Questions (AED).
  4. Frequently Asked Questions (Chest Compressions Only CPR).
  5. Frequently Asked Questions (BLS).