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MDC 215 - Adult Basic Life Support

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MDC 215 24 June 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 215 22 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 215 19 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 215 16 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 215 14 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 215 11 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 215 09 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course aims to make participants be able to recognize cardiac arrest, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. 

Bystander-initiated cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is critical to ensuring successful resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. The bystander CPR rate is still relatively low and is a major obstacle to improving the survival rate for cases of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. According to statistics, a lack of CPR knowledge, anxiety regarding an adverse CPR outcome, and reluctance to perform mouth-to-mouth breathing are major factors of the low bystander CPR rate. Therefore, this course has been made to provide basic life support (BLS) education. 

Course Objectives

  • Emphasizes the critical importance of high-quality CPR 
  • Provides engaging technological content with artificial intelligence
  • Perform high quality CPR for adults
  • The use of an automated external defibrillators
  • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults
  • Perform adult basic life support algorithm
  • Ensure the safety of the environment for both victim and rescuer

Who Should Attend?

  • Doctors
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Healthcare Policy Makers Anyone who wants to learn about cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Anyone who works or will work in a private or government healthcare institution or senior students (School of Nursing, School of Health, Medical Faculty, etc.)

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Definition and epidemiology of out-of hospital cardiac arrest
  • Role of dispatcher and recognise cardiac arrest 
  • Initiating chain of survival 
  • Kids save the lives

Day 2

  • Social media and smartphones apps for engaging the community
  • European Restart a Heart Day (ERHD) & World Restart a Heart (WRAH) 
  • Safety of rescuer
  • Team dynamics during CPR

Day 3

  • High quality CPR and effective compressions
  • One rescuer BLS/CPR for adults
  • Two rescuer BLS/CPR for adults
  • Adult mouth-to-mask and bag-mask ventilation

Day 4

  • Adult basic life support algorithm
  • The use of automated external defibrillation
  • Relief of choking
  • Approach to drowned person

Day 5

  • CPR in low-resource settings 
  • Technology and artificial intelligence for basic life support
  • Long term outcomes after CPR