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Basic Life Support (BLS) training is an essential program designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide immediate medical care in emergency situations. BLS focuses on the initial assessment and treatment of life-threatening conditions, with the ultimate goal of preserving life until professional medical help arrives.


  • Date: 3/16/2022 08:00 PM - 3/18/2023 08:00 PM
  • Location Pototan RHU and Birthing Clinic and Primary Care Facility (Map)

Description

During BLS training, participants learn a range of critical skills, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), automated external defibrillator (AED) usage, and techniques for managing choking, severe bleeding, and other common emergencies. The training emphasizes the importance of early recognition of signs of cardiac arrest or respiratory distress, prompt activation of emergency services, and the initiation of immediate interventions.

In BLS courses, participants are taught to follow a systematic approach to assess the situation, ensure scene safety, and prioritize care. They learn how to provide effective chest compressions, deliver rescue breaths, and use an AED to restore normal heart rhythm in case of sudden cardiac arrest. Additionally, BLS training covers techniques for managing airway obstructions, controlling severe bleeding, and providing basic first aid.

BLS training is typically conducted through a combination of theoretical instruction and hands-on practice. Participants learn about the underlying concepts, guidelines, and protocols related to basic life support. They also engage in simulated scenarios to develop practical skills and enhance their ability to perform under pressure.

By completing BLS training, individuals gain the confidence and competence to respond effectively to medical emergencies in various settings, including homes, workplaces, and public areas. The knowledge and skills acquired during BLS training can save lives and significantly improve outcomes for individuals experiencing sudden medical crises.