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Paediatric Basic Life Support (BLS)


This course covers Paediatric Basic Life Support skills and includes skills for Child and Infant as well as healthcare variations on infant CPR. The course includes Safety, precautions, initial assessment, recovery position, CPR, compression-only CPR, CPR handover and choking. This is ideal for nurses, care workers or medical professionals needing annual updates to complete professional membership. In most cases, this course is ideal as an online-only course but if you need a practice session as well we have a network of approved instructors where we can offer the course as blended including a short practise session.

The course is valid for one year, complies with the latest 2015 ERC and UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines and can be done 100% online, blended or classroom based. 

Please be advised that the classroom course has a minimum age requirement of 14.

  • Nurses
  • Doctors
  • Locum and agency workers
  • Teachers

This course comes with 3.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Introductory First Aid Training
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Asking Permission to Help
    • Scene Safety
    • Chain of Survival
    • ABCD's
    • Initial Assessment
    • Stop Think Act
    • Differences in Child Size
    • Barriers
    • Face Shields
    • Hand washing and hand gels
    • Bag Valve Mask (optional)
  • Cardiac Arrest
    • Child and Infant CPR
    • CPR Hand Over
    • Compression-Only CPR
    • AED
  • Choking
    • Conscious Child and Infant Choking
    • Unconscious Child, Infant Choking
    • Oxygen for First Aid (optional)
  • CPR/Basic Life Support Student Manual Version 7.0 - 2015 guidelines
  • Paediatric First Aid Student Manual Version V7.0 - 2015 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
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  • Russian Student Manual V7.0
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V7.0
  • Asthma UK weblink
  • CPR Flowchart handout. Infant and Child for Healthcare Professionals
  • Child CPR Flowchart
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Dechoker Leaflet - for emergency choking treatment
  • Epilepsy Action leaflet
  • Epilepsy in Action Leaflet (register on www.epilepsy.org.uk)
  • First Aid Student Manual - Welsh
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • How to use the Dechoker in emergency choking treatment poster
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • LifePoint AED Leaflet - Full feature for just £795 plus VAT
  • Lifepac CR2 AED Data Sheet
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Meningitis Now website with many leaflets and resources
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines for Paediatric CPR for Healthcare providers
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Web link to the Joint Epilepsy Council website
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet