Course in Basic Life Support and Defibrillation (BLSD)


  • BLS Explanation and purpose – Meaning of the survival chain.
  • Concepts of ischaemic heart disease, cardio-respiratory arrest, and sudden death.
  • Explanation of the cardiopulmonary resuscitation to the adult.
  • Mentions about the cardiopulmonary resuscitation differences between adult and child.
  • Obstruction of the airways both in the adult and child.
  • Description of the purposes of early defibrillation, of AED characteristics, its maintenance and use, dangers and precautions for patients and staff.


  • Training one or two rescuers on executing the cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the defibrillation with AED, by practising through manikins.

EDUCATIONAL GOALSBLSD course trains on cardiopulmonary resuscitation using the AED on adult and child.TESTSMultiple-choice questions and tests on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation on manikins.