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Here at DNS we run a range of regular courses on Physical topics such as Manual Handling, Catheterisation, Flu Vaccinations, IV Cannulations and Mandatory courses on Fire Control, Lone Worker, Violence & Aggression handling.

We hold these courses in-house and at regular venues dotted about South & West Wales.

We also have created on-line video courses of our own for you to learn at your leisure.

Please enquire with our office if you are interested in these.

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Intermediate Life Support (ILS) RGN Nurses only ***FULLY BOOKED***

From: 09:00
To: 05:00
Venue: Shaw Trust Centre
Address: D,Arcy Business Centre, Llandarcy, Neath SA10 6EJ

Price: £50.00

Remaining Spaces: 0


The ILS course has been developed in order to standardise much of the in-hospital training undertaken already by Resuscitation Officers. Its aim is to train healthcare personnel in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, simple airway management and safe defibrillation (manual and/or AED), enabling them to manage patients in cardiac arrest until arrival of a cardiac arrest team and to participate as members of that team.

Skills and knowledge highlighted in this training include:

  • Understand current legislation and local resuscitation policies.
  • Roles and responsibilities in responding to persons in an emergency situations.
  • Recognising cardiorespiratory arrest.
  • Responding to patients with clinical deterioration, escalating care in accordance with local policy.
  • Immediate airway management oropharyngeal airway and I-Gel surpraglottic airway.
  • Safe and effective use of emergency oxygen
  • Operating an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) safely and appropriately
  • Responsibilities in reporting and recording details of an emergency event accurately
  • Know how to apply the local Do Not Attempt Resuscitation Policy within a clinical context
  • Recognising the seriously ill adult and initiate appropriate interventions to prevent cardiorespiratory arrest
  • Understand and be able to apply the DRABCD approach
  • Initial post resuscitation care until the arrival of the resuscitation team
  • Optional targeted training