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Pediatric Basic Life Support Algorithm (PBLS)

Language: Georgian / English

Duration: 6 hours (1 day)

Target group: Medical staff: doctors, nurses, paramedics; Medical students and Residents; Non-medical staff.

Pediatric Basic Life Support Algorithm (PBLS) is a course of training of European Resuscitation Council (ERC). It is fully dedicated to the basic life support and cardiopulmonary resuscitation of the pediatric patients.

The course will teach:

  • The basic concept of high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in Children;
  • Detection of Cardiac Arrest;
  • The Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Algorithm in children and infants updated by European Resuscitation Council (ERC)  in 2015;
  • Chain of survival for children and infants;
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation by one and two rescuers in children and infants;
  • Usage of an automatic external defibrillator (AED) in children and infants;
  • Mechanical respiration techniques using bag-valve-mask and mask;
  • Giving rescue breaths to children and infants;
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation under tracheal intubation;
  • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for children and infants;
  • Effective teamwork during resuscitation activities.

Successful participants will receive a certificate from European Resuscitation Council (ERC).

The course is accredited by the Professional Development Council of IDPs from the Occupied Territories of Georgia, Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs.