Emergency Life Support – CPR, Recovery Position, Choking, Anaphylaxis and use of a Defibrillator



Emergency Life Support – CPR, Recovery Position, Choking, Anaphylaxis and use of a Defibrillator

CPR, Heart Attack, Recovery Position, Choking, Anaphylaxis and use of a Defibrillator

Equivalent to 2 hours verifiable CPD

This course is designed to give you the theoretical knowledge as to what to do if you find someone unconscious. This course is also an excellent First Aid Training package for people to gain invaluable knowledge at their own time and pace.

The course consists of illustrated step by step directions, flow charts, diagrams, videos and short test yourself sections fully compatible with all computers and mobile devices. You will be able to stop and start as often as you like and on completion you will be able to print your Certificate.

It is impossible to cover all eventualities within this course, or to equip you with the knowledge and skills to appropriately diagnose and treat in unpredictable real life situations. If you suspect serious illness or injury, you should always seek immediate professional medical advice.

The Author has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained within the course, however this course is merely a guide and the Author does not accept any liability or responsibility for any inaccuracies or for any mistreatment or misdiagnosis of any person, however caused.

The course material has been written by Emma Hammett, Qualified Nurse, First Aid Trainer and founder of First Aid for Life in conjunction with other medical and first aid professionals. If you have any queries concerning this course, please contact emma@firstaidforlife.org.uk


Course contents:

Unresponsive and Breathing

Recovery Position

How to put someone into the Recovery position

How to put a baby into the recovery position

Secondary Survey

Unconscious and not breathing


Resuscitation – Child

Resuscitating a Baby

Hygiene during CPR

Compression only Resuscitation

Breathing Problems


How to help a Choking adult

How to help a choking child

How to help a choking baby

Anaphylactic Shock


What is an allergic reaction?

Who is at risk from anaphylaxis?

Common triggers for reactions

How to recognise an acute allergic reaction?

Common symptoms include

How to Treat Anaphylaxis

How to use an Adrenaline Auto-injector

Patient Positioning for anaphylaxis

After an anaphylactic reaction

Storage of auto injectors

Legislation concerning the administration of Adrenaline in a life threatening emergency

Final Lesson