Full program description

Basic Cardiac Life Support

What's In It For Me

  • To understand the rescuer's role in the chain of survival.
  • To perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) effectively for adult and infant casualties.
  • To relief foreign body airway obstruction in a conscious and unconscious adult and infant casualties.

Course Overview

The Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Course will equip participants with knowledge and skills in resuscitating collapsed victims. It is a very comprehensive course encompassing critical life saving skills, ranging from the rescuing of a choked victim (conscious and unconscious), to performing quality CPR, for both adults and infants according to the guidelines provided by the National Resuscitation Council (NRC), Singapore.

Who Should Attend

  • Healthcare providers
  • Non-healthcare providers who are identified to be BCLS providers
  • Members of the public

Course Duration

Recommended course duration : 8 hours

Course Outline

  • Adult one-man CPR
  • Relief of foreign body airway obstruction in an adult-conscious and unconscious situation
  • Infant CPR
  • Relief of foreign body airway obstruction in an infant-conscious and unconscious situation

Mode of Assessment

Theory Assessment ( MCQ )

  • 20 questions
  • Passing mark 80%
  • 20 minutes to complete

Practical Assessment

  • Adult One Man CPR
  • Adult Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
  • Infant CPR
  • Infant Foreign Body Airway Obstruction

 Trainees not meeting practical assessment requirements will be deemed  to fail the whole course

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

  • Upon passing the assessments, participants will receive a Certificate of Successful Completion with an expiry date.
  • A safety pass will also be given for successful candidates.
This course is accredited by National Resuscitation Council (NRC)

Course Objectives

  • Understand the rescuer's role in the chain of survival
  • Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) effectively for adult and infant casualties
  • Relief foreign body airway obstruction in a conscious and unconscious adult and infant casualties

Pre-requisites

ESS Level 5 and above

*Disclaimer

Participants of this course are advised to have at least ES WPLN Level 5 & above or equivalent as otherwise, the participants may find the course challenging to understand and pass the required assessments

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer to trainee ratio: 1 : 8

Price

Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$200.00 S$214.00
Corporate Pricing
Non-SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$200.00 S$214.00
SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$200.00 S$214.00

Please note that prices are subject to changes

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