Heartstart Thatcham teaches Emergency Life Support (ELS) skills to the community
The group provide two courses, Heartstart and Call Push Rescue. Below is an overview of the two courses.
Heartstart teaches Emergency Life Support (ELS) skills in a short course, approx 2 hours. Topics covered include:
- Priorities/the conscious casualty;
- the unconscious casualty;
- cardiac arrest (including CPR & AED);
- suspected heart attack;
- choking; and
- serious bleeding.
Call Push Rescue
The team, working with the British Heart Foundation, have been given permission to teach the Call Push Rescue course. This course teaches CPR, AEDs and recovery position. Refer to the website for further information.
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Time / Date Details
- Session Information
Training sessions are run on an ad-hoc basis
- Age Ranges
- Referral Details
Courses are free. Children, recommended 10 years and older, are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.
- Other notes
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