Intermediate Life Support is a course that is designed to educate people who have patient/casualty contact, in recognising a deteriorating patient and treat them, (following the latest up to date guidelines).
The course comprises of both theory and practical elements. Throughout the course you will be continually assessed.
Pre-course reading material is provided.
This is not a Resuscitation Council (UK) Immediate Life Support (ILS) course, however it does follow the same format. The instructors who deliver this course are Resuscitation Council (UK) ILS and ALS instructors. It is a certificated by the awarding body of AoFA.
Who is this course aimed at?
Emergency Medical Technicians 1 and 2
How long is the course?
7 hours approximately
What is covered in this course?
Understanding the treatable causes of cardiac arrest.
Human Factors and the important role these play in resuscitation.
Patient assessment following the systematic A to E approach.
Cardiac Arrest and Defibrillator/AED.
Oxygen administration in a medical emergency.
Airway management and use of simple airway adjuncts.
Medical emergency scenarios.