Basic Life Support (BLS) and First Aid Workshop

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Denise McFarlane, School Nurse

This month, the Health Service organised a Basic Life Support (BLS) and First Aid Workshop for a group of Year 11 students. The workshop includes Introduction to CPR and Medical Emergency, wound dressing and assorted bandage practices, hands-on Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation(CPR) and (Automated External Defibrillator)AED. The training was held on 5 of August, 10 of August and 12 of August with a total time of three hours.

Upon finishing this workshop, students will be familiar with the basic steps of CPR and First Aid. At the same time, they will be able to perform appropriate life support and First Aid when needed.