Fachbereich
Kurse der PSI-Akademie
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Titel
First Aid Course (basic life support) (PSI-Akademie)
Beschreibung
Despite there is a well-organized and professional system of emergency medical care all over Switzerland, a person who suffers a sudden cardiac arrest will only have an acceptable chance to survive, if the gap between collapse and arrival of an ambulance is managed by amateurs providing first aid. This course teaches the most important skills in the case of cardiac arrest.

Target audience
Everyone

Goal
The participants

  • call for help and regard safety first in emergeny situations
  • provide basic life support skills (BLS) incl. automated external defibrillation (AED) on adult training mannikins
  • transfer BLS-skills during scenario training
  • reflect the motivations of first aid

Content theorie

  • safety first in first aid
  • emergency telephone numbers
  • course of action according to the "algorithm BLS-AED-SRC"
  • recognition and assessment of emergency situations (incl. chain of survival)
  • communication and cooperation with lay rescuers and health care professionals
  • motivations of care

Content practice

  • skillstraining: primary survey, chest compressions, ventilation and defibrillation by using an AED
  • different training scenarios
Location
PSI Education Center (room see Infopoint at the entrance)
 
duration
1/2 day: 08:30h – 12:00h (4 units)

Trainer
SIRMED
Schweizer Institut für Rettungsmedizin
Guido A. Zäch Strasse 2b, 6207 Nottwil

Further information
Philipp Hediger (Leiter PSI Bildungszentrum), Tel. 2498, philipp.hediger@psi.ch

Question with regard to registration
Monika Fuchs (PSI Bildungszentrum), Tel. 2400, monika.fuchs@psi.ch
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