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Basic Life Support



Target Audience 

All Workers


To be able to successfully perform BLS to either a child, an infant, pregnant woman, or an adult


At the end of the session the participant should be able to:

  • Recognise the unresponsive victim
  • Identify & remove themselves & the victim from danger
  • Ascertain response from victim
  • Send for help
  • Clear & open airway
  • Check for breathing
  • Provide CPR
  • Use automatic external defibrillator
  • Care for the recovering victim
  • Record all actions


Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, (n.d), Registration Standard, viewed 29 January 2016. http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards.aspx

Australian Resuscitation Council, (2010), ARC Guidelines, viewed 22nd May 2016. http://www.resus.org.au/

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