• Level 3
  • 6 Hours Duration
  • 3 Year Certificate
  • Refresher Course

Basic Life Support Train the Trainer Refresher

This basic life support train the trainer update course is ideal for those looking to update their basic life support train the Trainer certificate.

Basic Life Support Train the Trainer Update Summary

This basic life support train the trainer update course is ideal for those looking to update their basic life support train the Trainer certificate.

In this course, you will learn about the core content and how to teach and assess basic life support.

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Course Summary

  • Recovery position
  • Bleeding – causes, control measures and risk limitation
  • Shock
  • CPR Demonstration and practice D.R.S.A.B.C.
  • Unconsciousness/head injuries
  • Choking – responding effectively and practical demonstration

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16/04/2024

09:30

Stoke on Trent

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£225.00

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18/06/2024

09:30

Epsom

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£225.00

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    Do I need to have prior knowledge before attending this course?

    Yes you do. You need to have prior knowledge and competence within the subject at a Train the Trainer level. Importantly, we will ask you to provide evidence prior to attending the course. If you are unable to provide evidence you will not be allowed to attend, our normal terms and conditions of booking will apply. This course is to teach you to deliver your own course on the subject, not to teach you the subject itself.

    Will I have to conduct a microteach?

    Yes you will be required to conduct a minimum 15 minute microteach during the course to the rest of the class.

    Where Do You Deliver This Basic Life support Train the Trainer update Training?

    Our team can deliver this Basic Life support Train the trainer update training at your premises, as long as it's within the UK. In addition, we have our own venues in the Midlands if you don't have access to a training room. Moreover, our open courses will be held at specific venues, for a list of available dates/venues please see the full list below.

    Who Is This Training For?

    This training is for anyone who wishes to update/Refresh their Train the Trainer Qualification within this specific subject.

    Who Can I Teach After Attending This Course?

    Please note you can only teach “inhouse” staff (people within your company). Furthermore, If you wish to train delegates outside of your organisation you will need a Level 3 Award in Education and Training or a teaching qualification.

    How Many delegates can I have on one session?

    We will run this course for a maximum of 10 delegates – however for larger groups we can either provide multiple trainers on the same day or run multiple days to get everyone trained.

    Who Will Conduct The Training?

    One of our expert tutors who have an abundance of training and assessing experience and knowledge – so you’ll be in great hands! Furthermore, we will let you know who is doing the training in advance, you can check out their skills and experience by finding them on our meet the team page.

Basic Life Support Train the Trainer Refresher

Keep your Basic Life Support skills sharp with our Train the Trainer Refresher course. Our basic life support train the trainer update course runs over 1 day.

This training is for those who are due for their annual refresher after completing the 2-day bls trainer course.

During this course, you will learn about how to teach and assess key areas. A Basic Life Support (BLS) Train the Trainer Refresher Course is a training course for certified BLS trainers.

The course is designed to update and reinforce the trainer’s knowledge and skills in delivering effective BLS training.

  • Course Duration: 4- 6 hours
  • Course Level: Level 3
  • Certificate: 1-year certificate
  • Max Delegates: 12
  • Practical: Yes

NOTE:

In order to attend this course, delegates will need to have an in-date Train the trainer certificate in this subject.

Course Outline:

1. Recovery Position

The recovery position is a first aid maneuver that keeps an unconscious person’s airway open and prevents them from choking on their vomit. It also prevents the tongue from blocking the airway.

The recovery position is taught in the Basic Life Support (BLS) course. In the refresher course, participants will review the correct techniques for placing individuals in the recovery position and practice placing a manikin in the recovery position.

2. Bleeding

The refresher course will cover the causes of bleeding, including external bleeding and internal bleeding. Participants will also learn about effective control measures and risk limitation strategies to minimize harm.

Some of the control measures that will be covered in the refresher course include:

  • Direct pressure
  • Elevation
  • Tourniquets

Risk limitation strategies that will be covered in the refresher course include:

3. Shock

The course will review the signs and symptoms of shock, as well as the appropriate response to stabilize individuals in shock.

Shock is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s tissues do not get enough oxygen. Shock can be caused by a variety of factors, including bleeding, dehydration, and severe infections.

The treatment for shock includes:

  • Laying the person down on their back with their head slightly elevated
  • Loosening any tight clothing
  • Applying blankets or a coat to keep the person warm
  • Stopping any bleeding
  • Giving the person fluids if they are conscious and able to swallow
  • Calling 911 immediately

3. CPR Demonstration and Practice (D.R.S.A.B.C.)

The BLS refresher course will include a demonstration and practice of the D.R.S.A.B.C. protocol for CPR. The D.R.S.A.B.C. protocol stands for:

  • D – Danger
  • R – Response
  • S – Send for help
  • A – Airway
  • B – Breathing
  • C – Circulation

Participants will have the opportunity to practice CPR on a manikin.

4. Unconsciousness and Head Injuries

The train the trainer refresher course will cover the assessment and management of individuals who are unconscious or have sustained head injuries.

Some of the topics that will be covered include:

  • How to assess consciousness
  • How to assess for signs and symptoms of a head injury
  • How to manage an unconscious person with a head injury

5. Choking

The BLS train the trainer refresher course will cover how to respond effectively to choking incidents. Participants will also learn techniques to clear airways.

Some of the techniques that will be covered in the refresher course include:

  • The Heimlich maneuver
  • The back-blow technique
  • The chest thrust maneuver

The Basic Life Support Train the Trainer Refresher Course is an essential training for trainers who want to stay updated and equipped to deliver high-quality BLS courses.

The course will help participants refresh their skills in providing life-saving support.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the Basic Life Support Train the Trainer Refresher Course, attendees will:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in placing individuals in the recovery position, ensuring their safety and well-being.
  2. Apply effective control measures and risk limitation strategies to manage bleeding incidents.
  3. Identify the signs of shock and implement appropriate response techniques to stabilize individuals.
  4. Execute CPR following the D.R.S.A.B.C. protocol, demonstrating competence in resuscitation.
  5. Assess and manage individuals who are unconscious or have suffered head injuries.
  6. Respond effectively to choking incidents, utilizing practical demonstrations and airway clearance techniques.

 

These learning outcomes equip attendees with the necessary knowledge and skills to confidently deliver Basic Life Support training, promoting safety and potentially saving lives in emergency situations.

 

This comprehensive 6-hour Basic Life Support Train the Trainer Refresher Course provides Level 3 certification. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a certificate that is valid for 3 years, confirming their competency in delivering life-saving techniques and emergency response.


BLS Train the Trainer Refresher FAQs

What is the purpose of the Basic Life Support Train the Trainer refresher course?

The Basic Life Support (BLS) Train the Trainer Refresher Course is designed to ensure that trainers have the most up-to-date knowledge and skills to deliver effective BLS training.

The course covers the latest guidelines and best practices for CPR, AED use training, and first aid procedures for common emergencies.

It also provides trainers with opportunities to practice teaching and assessment methods.

How often should trainers take the refresher course?

We recommend that trainers take the BLS Train the Trainer Refresher Course annually.

This helps to ensure that they are familiar with the latest changes in BLS protocols and guidelines, and that they are able to deliver the most accurate and up-to-date training possible to their students.

What topics are covered in the refresher course?

The BLS Train the Trainer Refresher Course typically covers the following topics:

  • Overview of BLS guidelines and best practices
  • Adult and children CPR techniques
  • AED use
  • First aid procedures for common emergencies, such as choking, bleeding, and shock
  • Recent updates in BLS protocols
  • Teaching and assessment methods for BLS training

Is the refresher course mandatory for certified trainers?

The BLS Train the Trainer Refresher Course is not mandatory for certified trainers.

Encouraging it is the best way to ensure that trainers provide the most accurate and up-to-date BLS training possible.

Can trainers access the refresher course online?

Yes, the BLS Train the Trainer Refresher Course is available online/face-to-face for convenience. Visit our page for available dates and locations for all our courses within UK and Zoom.

Trainers can choose between online and face-to-face options based on their preferences.

How long does the refresher course take to complete?

The BLS Train the Trainer Refresher Course is typically a few hours (4-6hours) long.

This allows trainers to update their Basic life support teaching skills without a significant time commitment.

Who is a basic life support train the trainer update for?

A Basic Life Support (BLS) Train the Trainer Update is for anyone who is already a certified BLS instructor and wants to keep their certification up to date.

The course typically covers the latest BLS guidelines and best practices, as well as new teaching and assessment methods.

The course is also a good option for anyone who wants to refresh their BLS training skills, even if they are not a certified instructor.

Here is a list of people who may benefit from taking a BLS Train the Trainer Update course:

  • BLS instructors
  • Healthcare professionals
  • First aid instructors
  • Safety professionals
  • Educators
  • Coaches
  • Parents
  • Anyone who wants to learn the latest BLS guidelines and best practices.
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