Standard 12: Basic life support - The Care Certificate

Standard 12: Basic Life Support

To complete standard 12 of the Care Certificate, you will need to attend practical basic life support training that meets the UK resuscitation council guidelines.

This includes the chain of survival, CPR, choking and using a defibrillator.

Your training should be tailored to the age range of the individuals you will be working with.

  • 12.1 Provide basic life support
    • Be able to carry out basic life support. Complete practical Basic Life Support Training that meets the UK Resuscitation Council guidelines.
      • If working with Adults in health and social care they will undertake training in adult basic life support.
      • If working with Paediatric patients in health they will undertake training in paediatric basic life support.
      • If working with Newborn patients in health they will undertake training in newborn life support.

Although there is only one learning outcome, a lot will be covered during you basic life support training.

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