Course Overview
To provide staff with the knowledge and skills necessary to recognise a critically ill patient and deal effectively with emergency situations. To ensure staff have the skills and knowledge necessary to safely care for patients in recovery following ECT. To deliver shock safely and effectively using Auto External Defibrillator (AED)
Target Staff Group
All inpatient qualified nurses
Course Prerequisites
Not applicable
  • Recognition of a critically ill patient
  • Causes of cardiac arrest
  • Airway management
  • Recognition and treatment of airway obstruction
  • Anaesthesia and safe management of an unconscious patient
  • Criteria for safe discharge from recovery
Delivery Method
Refresher Period
Every 3 years thereafter
Half day
How to Book
Booked via ESR E-learning User