Courses for healthcare professionals
Our range of courses are designed for healthcare professionals and can be taught at your premises or at one of our regional training centres.
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Our BLS course is designed to meet the requirements of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals seeking to update their knowledge and skills. We can adapt the course for non-healthcare professionals if necessary. This course takes approximately one to two hours.
Intermediate Life Support (ILS)
Our ILS course aims to train healthcare personnel in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), simple airway management and safe defibrillation, enabling them to manage patients in cardiac arrest until arrival of a cardiac arrest team and to participate as members of that team. We offer a one-day full course and half-day refresher course.
Basic Life Support + Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Our AED course teaches the safe operation of a defibrillator and includes adult and paediatric basis life support (BLS) and suitable for anyone who has recently got a defibrillator. We can also offer shorter annual refresher courses to keep you up-to-date.
This course is suitable for doctors, nurses, other healthcare professionals, teachers or anyone who deals with allergy sufferers and includes the safe administration of adrenaline auto-injectors. This takes takes approximately one hour and is usually taught in addition to basis life support (BLS).
This course is designed to be compliant with the General Dental Council’s Standards for Dental Professionals and the Resuscitation Council (UK)’s Standards for Clinical Practice and Training for Dental Practitioners and Dental Care Professionals in general dental practice. It focuses on the ‘ABCDE’ approach to patient assessment, management of medical emergencies, drug administration, effective team working and assisting the ambulance, with the overarching value of putting the patient first. This course takes six hours but can be tailored to your requirements.
Falls assessment, treatment and prevention
This course is for carers and healthcare professionals who look after patients that are prone to, or at risk of falling. This course can be tailored to meet requirements, so do contact us to discuss your needs.
First Response Emergency Care Level 3
A 5 day course designed for those seeking a career in the emergency services or work as emergency care providers or for those who work in a high risk workplace. Ideal as an alternative to FPOSi.
We are able to fulfill national contracts through our membership of the NHS Ambulance Service First Aid Training (NASFAT) consortium.