Resuscitation (Adult Basic Life Support) for Care Homes - Level 2

Resuscitation (Adult Basic Life Support) for Care Homes - Level 2
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Resuscitation (Adult Basic Life Support) for Care Homes - Level 2 - Online Training Course.


Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's Resuscitation (Adult Basic Life Support) for Care Homes online course. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

This course covers resuscitation (adult basic life support) training for care home workers at Level 2. It was designed to align with the Skills for Care’s Core Mandatory Training Framework and has been specifically tailored to meet the learning needs of employees working in care home settings, both residential care homes and nursing care homes.

It also meets the guidance set out by the Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK) for providing basic and advanced life support for individuals who have or are suspected of having COVID-19. This guidance differs from adults without COVID-19 because there is a significant risk of coronavirus transmission to care staff. The guidance may change as more is learnt about COVID-19. Please follow local policies and procedures.

Please note that this course has been designed to give you an overview of what to do in an emergency. All organisations will have their resuscitation policies and procedures, and this e-learning should be used in conjunction with your organisation's face-to-face training.

Content

This Resuscitation (Adult Basic Life Support) for Care Homes online course is divided into the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Section 1 - Legislation, regulations and guidance
  • Section 2 - The chain of survival
  • Section 3 - Resuscitation of individuals with Covid-19
  • Section 4 - Handover and effective communication
  • Section 5 - CPR in the community
  • Section 6 - CPR and pregnancy
  • Section 7 - Automated external defibrillators (AED)
  • Section 8 - Choking in an adult
  • Section 9 - Anaphylaxis
  • Section 10 - Modifications to adult basic life support for children and babies
  • Section 11 - Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) Order
  • Section 12 - Advanced life support algorithm
  • Summary
  • References and resources
  • End of course assessment.

        Who is the course for?

        This Resuscitation (Adult Basic Life Support) for Care Homes online course is suitable for the following:

        • Care workers
        • Care assistants
        • Care support workers
        • Residential care worker
        • Nursing assistants
        • Porters, cooks and drivers who have direct contact with service users
        • All care home staff, including unpaid and voluntary staff.

            Aims

            The aims of this Resuscitation (Adult Basic Life Support) for Care Homes online course are to:

            • Provide you with sufficient knowledge and skills to recognise and respond to signs of clinical deterioration.
            • Promote awareness and understanding of the needs and care of the deteriorating resident.
            • Provide a clear understanding of the legislation and the current Resuscitation Council (UK) guidance regarding basic life support.

                Learning objectives

                This Resuscitation (Adult Basic Life Support) for Care Homes online course will:

                • Explain the national guidelines and local resuscitation policies and procedures.
                • Establish the signs of clinical deterioration in adults.
                • Discuss how to respond when cardiac arrest is suspected.
                • Establish how to open the airway of a collapsed adult.
                • Explore how to initiate and maintain effective chest compressions and rescue breaths.
                • Explain how an automated external defibrillator (AED) can be operated safely and appropriately.
                • Establish the appropriate emergency response for choking.
                • Review the principles of DNACPR.
                • Establish your role and responsibilities in emergencies.
                • Present how to report and record details of an emergency event accurately.

                    Learning outcomes

                    On completion of this Resuscitation (Adult Basic Life Support) for Care Homes online course, you will be able to:

                    • Identify national guidelines and local resuscitation policies and procedures.
                    • Recognise and respond to residents with clinical deterioration or cardiorespiratory arrest, escalating care following local policy.
                    • Initiate an appropriate emergency response, which may include choking management, and the use of the recovery position, all under current Resuscitation Council UK guidelines.
                    • Demonstrate effective chest compressions following current Resuscitation Council UK guidelines.
                    • Justify basic airway management to ensure an open airway.
                    • Initiate and maintain effective lung ventilation in accordance with current Resuscitation Council UK guidelines.
                    • Demonstrate how an automated external defibrillator (AED) can be operated safely and appropriately.
                    • State your role and responsibilities in responding to persons in emergencies.
                    • Explain your responsibilities in reporting and recording details of an emergency event accurately.
                    • Explain the importance of undertaking resuscitation interventions within the limits of your capabilities and the context of any previous training.
                    • Describe how you should apply the local Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) Policy or anticipatory care decision within a care home context.

                    Resuscitation (Adult Basic Life Support) for Care Homes - Level 2 - Online Training Course.

                    Target Audience

                    Who is the course for?

                    This Resuscitation (Adult Basic Life Support) for Care Homes online course is suitable for the following:

                    • Care workers
                    • Care assistants
                    • Care support workers
                    • Residential care worker
                    • Nursing assistants
                    • Porters, cooks and drivers who have direct contact with service users
                    • All care home staff, including unpaid and voluntary staff.

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                        Compliance:   Courses follow the latest guidelines.
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                        • Pass with 80% or higher for a FREE CPD certificate.

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                        Why Choose Us

                        Accreditation: CPDUK-accredited & Ofqual approved qualifications.

                        Certificates: Internationally recognised CPD & Ofqual-approved.

                        Variety: 900+ courses, multiple sectors, UK-legislation compliant.

                        Accessibility: Immediate online access (self-directed).

                        Interactivity: Highly interactive e-learning portal.

                        Savings: No travel expenses, self-paced learning.

                        Sustainability: Low carbon footprint through e-learning.

                        Resources: Repository of learning materials.

                        Expertise: Qualified trainers & subject matter experts.

                        Conversion: Transition classroom courses to e-learning.

                        Compliance: Courses follow the latest guidelines.

                        Certification: On passing, download the CPD certificate.

                        Evidence: Internationally recognised for compliance.

                        Accreditation: CPD Certification Service accredited.

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