23 November 2018

Life Support 3

Life Support 3 covers the basics of how to perform CPR, including the diagnosis and treatment for Choking, Bleeding and Shock on an Infant, Child & Adult Casualty.

What’s covered in the award syllabus?

  • Awareness of own safety
  • Turning a casualty onto their back
  • Checking responsiveness
  • Sequence and application of CPR for infant, child, adult, and drowned casualties
  • Managing regurgitation
  • Recovery position
  • Use of a pocket mask
  • Diagnosis and treatment of choking

Optional first aid:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of bleeding
  • Diagnosis and treatment of shock

How long does the award take to deliver?
3 hours 10 minutes session (excluding assessment)

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