European Paediatric Advanced Life Support (EPALS) - Resuscitation Council (UK) Accredited
Who is this course suitable for?
The EPALS course is designed for healthcare professionals who would be expected to apply the skills taught as part of their clinical duties, or to teach them on a regular basis. Appropriate participants include doctors, nurses and paramedics working in direct contact with children. All applicants must hold a current clinical appointment and professional healthcare qualification. Medical students in their final year of training can be accepted as candidates.
Location: Guildford and Birmingham
Duration:This is a 2-day face-to-face course, delivered over a weekend.
Learning outcomes Undertaking the EPALS course should enable you to:
use the structured ABCDE approach for rapid assessment of the seriously ill child;
manage the sick child until the arrival of expert assistance;
facilitate the development of resuscitation team members and team leaders;
use a structured approach to communication amongst team members during an emergency situation
All candidates will be registered on the Learning Management System (LMS) regardless of their chosen course pathway to access course modules, pre-course multiple choice questionnaire (MCQ), course evaluation and post course certificates.
The course programme consists of lectures, workshops, skill stations and teaching simulations.
The course manual is sent to candidates one month before the course. Candidates are expected to have prepared for the course by reading the manual and submitting their completed pre-course MCQ paper before attending the face-to-face course. Candidates are advised to complete the pre-course MCQ without reference to the manual.
To book a place, please contact the Bookings Team on 01634 717 703 (Option 1) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.