Paediatric Basic Life Support & Use of an AED (CSTF Aligned)

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In this Paediatric BLS & Use of AED course we cover all the relevant topics as per the Resus Council UK. We also give you practical or theory only assessment options. You will require equipment for the video assessment option.

**See below for full course details**

   CPD Hours – 2



In this Paediatric Basic Life Support (BLS) & Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training course we cover all the relevant paediatric BLS topics as per the Resus Council UK. We also give you two assessment options; one practical and the other theory only.

You will need access to an infant and child resus manikin for the video assessment option.

Who is this adult Paediatric course suitable for?

This course is suitable for anyone working in primary care settings such as GP practices and pharmacies. It is also suitable for staff working in any community settings with children or infants. The course is delivered at Level 2 in both the Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) and the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) and Level 5 of the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF). The course is based on Resuscitation Council (UK) recommends.

Resuscitation Council (UK) recommends, all staff in care organisations should undertake training on how to deliver effective resuscitation with the use of an AED. For clinical staff these guidelines recommended that you update your paediatric BLS training at least annually, with a practical element and assessment.

What’s included in this paediatric BLS course?

This innovative course developed by Health Academy is compliant with the Resuscitation Council (UK). It also has the added benefit that you can complete it in your own working environment.

Topics covered:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Using the DR ABC approach to assessment of the casualty
  • Paediatric BLS Resuscitation
  • AED functions
  • Defibrillation procedures
  • Safety measures
  • Infection control
Theory only option – £22.80

Select this option if you don’t require to be assessed on the practical aspects of delivering paediatric CPR. Firstly complete all the course lessons and then pass the written multiple choice question assessment (MCQ) to receive your certificate.

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Video assessment option (requires equipment) – £60.50

Stage 1 –  Firstly complete our interactive video based course.

Stage 2 – Then film your-self completing CPR cycles on a resus manikin and upload it to Health Academy for assessment.

So what’s not included?

Adult BLS is not included in this course. However, see here for more BLS courses

In addition, Health Academy do not provide the paediatric basic life support resus manikins. We can, however, recommend suppliers for this. 

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Assessment method

Practical video assessment (equipment required), Theory only with written assessment

1 review for Paediatric Basic Life Support & Use of an AED (CSTF Aligned)

  1. Maria Holmes

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