Resuscitation courses

Immediate life support (ILS) courses

To teach the essentials skills to either manage a cardiac arrest as part of the medical emergency team or to manage the arrest prior to the arrival of the medical emergency team or paramedics.

Who is this course suitable for?

The course is suitable for doctors, medical students, nurses, nursing students, midwives, healthcare providers such as physiotherapists, dentist and ambulance technicians. It may also be suitable for fire service technicians, police personnel and prison officers.

Learning outcomes

You'll gain the knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify the causes and promote the prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Recognise and treat the deteriorating patient using the ABCDE approach
  • Undertake the skills of quality CPR and defibrillation (manual and/or AED) and simple airway manoeuvres
  • Utilise non-technical skills to facilitate initial leadership and effective team membership

The course is run over one day and consists of lectures, skill stations and cardiac arrest simulations. A course manual is sent out approximately two weeks prior to the course and pre-course learning is expected.

The course is delivered at Stephenson house, Hampstead Road (5 minutes walk from Warren Street and Euston stations)

The cost is £175 per person.

Upcoming dates:
29 July
11 August
30 September
01 October
21 October
16 November

For further information or to book a place please contact Jordan O’Mahony on 020 3214 5867 or at jordan.o'mahony@nhs.net