As tertiary care hospitals are not many, and are often situated far from the site of accidents, and ambulances are not as readily available either, basic life support
provided by rescue teams or layperson can make a great contribution in reducing the number of casualties.5
The event trained teachers to deliver basic life support
training to their pupils and they also picked up a mannequin to use back at school.
Volunteers undertake four hours training which teaches them how to use the equipment and carry out basic life support
Community first responders from the Fastaid group will be on hand throughout the day providing advice, leaflets as well as demonstrating basic life support
to shoppers and will be encouraging members of the public to learn the skills they need to save a life.
Newton said the Fire Department would have to start the service at the basic life support
Dr Hamid further told that last month, American Heart Association (AHA) approved Lady Reading Hospital as a first provincial health institute for conducting basic life support
, advance life support and other courses for health professionals to improve care of critically-ill and injured persons.
'This will allow our graduates from the K-12 system to be knowledgeable in CPR and basic life support
,' said Guiao after the Painters beat Blackwater at Ynares Center-Antipolo.
He holds additional certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support
and Pediatric Life Support.
Scott is qualified in advanced clinical practice and teaches 'basic life support
The Kingsley School in Beauchamp Avenue has teamed up with the Basic Life Support
society at Warwick University to arrange for medical students to visit the school.
Around 20 community first responders, from Birmingham and South Staffordshire, were faced with a range of mock up scenarios including a lorry and a motorbike crash, a large garage fire and a child in cardiac arrest, which put their basic life support
and defibrillator skills to the test.
Bryan Foley, a community first responder in Barry, said: "We train volunteers in basic life support
, oxygen therapy and the use of a defibrillator, a device that gives an electric shock to patients in cardiac arrest.