Paediatric Immediate Life Support (PILS) Course
Paediatric Immediate Life Support (ILS) Course
The Paediatric Immediate Life Support (ILS) course is designed to meet the requirements of ILS courses laid down by UK Resus Council guidelines and is certified by First Medical Training for healthcare professionals who may have to manage and treat paediatric patients in an emergency.
PILS provides a variety of skills, from managing a deteriorating patient, identifying causes of deterioration and treating cardiac arrest in children, to developing team leadership abilities and finding out what it takes to be an effective team member in a cardiac arrest emergency.
A PILS qualification is recognised across the UK and Europe, allowing healthcare professionals to save young lives in many parts of the world.
Who is the course for?
The PILS Course is appropriate for a range of Candidates including doctors, nurses, paramedics, ODPs, health visitors, school nurses, midwives, cardiac technicians, resuscitation officers, physiotherapists, dentistry professionals, ambulance technicians and medical and nursing students
PAEDIATRIC IMMEDIATE LIFE SUPPORT (ILS) COURSE CONTENT:
The PILS course teaches the knowledge and skills to
- understand the structured ABCDE approach that facilitates rapid recognition of seriously ill children
- provide appropriate initial treatment interventions to prevent cardiorespiratory arrest
- treat children in respiratory or cardiorespiratory arrest until the arrival of a resuscitation team or more experienced assistance;
- become an effective team member who can respond appropriately in an emergency.
Successful Candidates receive a Resuscitation Council UK PILS provider certificate, which is valid for one year.
This course is recognised as continuing professional development (CPD) by the Medical, Dental and Nursing Royal Colleges and Health Care Professional Council. Please contact your registering body for further information.
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