Fachbereich
Kurse der PSI-Akademie
K 906 E  

Titel
First Aid Course (basic life support)
Beschreibung

Short description
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.

Content Theory
- Safety first in first aid
- Emergency phone 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

Targets
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

Target audience
The course is useful for everyone

Methods
- Individual and group exercises
- Practical training
- Discussion

Language
English

Requirements
none

Proof of performance
none

Completion
Certificate of completion

Location
PSI education Center (building OSGA)

Duration
08.30 – 12.00

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

Number of participants
Minimum 6 / Maximum 12

Further information
Administration PSI Education Center, Tel. 056 310 24 00, bildungszentrum@psi.ch

Cancellation
see general terms and conditions

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