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Basic Life Support, Rescue breathing, Cardiac compression, Managing airway obstructions.

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Bls Course Introduction

  1. 2. <ul><li>DOH A.O. No. 155s 2004, </li></ul><ul><li>“ Implementing Guidelines for Managing Mass Casualty Incidents During Emergencies and Disasters Basic Life Support (BLS) “ </li></ul><ul><li>1 . Mandatory for all health personnel </li></ul><ul><li>2 . BLS is a basic course and prerequisite of other life support training. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>General Objective : </li></ul><ul><li>To equip the participants with knowledge and skills to perform with confidence CPR for adult, child and infant as expected health care provider. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>At the end of the course, the participants- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have understood that to give proper basic life support- cardiopulmonary resuscitation for adults, child, and infant is part of their social/moral responsibility as health care provider. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><ul><li>Can respond to respiratory/cardiac arrest victims and perform with confidence CPR for adult, child and infant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can provide proper after care and endorsement of the recovered respiratory/cardiac arrest victim to a medical facility. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>1 . Guidelines in Basic Life Support </li></ul><ul><li>2. Introduction to Basic Life support and Cardio Pulmonary resuscitation </li></ul><ul><li>3. Foreign Body Airway Obstruction and Management </li></ul><ul><li>4. Respiratory Arrest and Rescue Breathing </li></ul><ul><li>5. Cardiac Arrest and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Lecture-discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration by the facilitator and return demonstration by the participants. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>BLS Training is a Two Days Training Course </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 day lecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 day practical evaluation </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Modification : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 Day lecture (First Day) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Days Practical evaluation equally divided among the participants( On scheduled basis) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Participants work book has been designed to facilitate the learning and understanding of the material presented in the modules. The work book has “fill-ins” information which the facilitator will provide the information to the participants. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Practical Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>This is based on the skills provided for each method of performance. </li></ul><ul><li>Participants must pass the skill with a minimum score of 75 as part of the requirement to get the certificate. </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Written evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Participants must pass the exam with a minimum score of 30 as part of the requirement to get the certificate. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Certificate of Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>If completed the course without absence. Usually issued during formal and non-formal closing ceremony. </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Certificate of Completion </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate the competency skills </li></ul><ul><li>Correctly answers at least 30 equivalent points of the final examination. </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must be physically fit to accomplish all skill exercises </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smoking is prohibited during the sessiohn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile phones must be turned off, Interruptions will only be permitted on silent mode for emergencies. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wear appropriate clothing and footwear in anticipation of practical skill exercises. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Participants </li></ul><ul><li>Deaf </li></ul><ul><li>Legally Blind </li></ul><ul><li>Lack/full use of limbs </li></ul><ul><li>Breathing difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>Other physical problems </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Punctual attendance in all activities is mandatory. Non compliance will result to dropping out of the course regardless of its reason. </li></ul><ul><li>Any questions or clarification by the participants don’t hesitate to ask. </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Presented by: Dave Jay S. Manriquez RN. </li></ul>