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ILS (Immediate Life Support)

Who is this course suitable for?

The ILS course is suitable for doctors, medical students, nurses, nursing students, midwives, healthcare providers such as physiotherapists, dentists and ambulance technicians. It may also be suitable for fire service technicians, police personnel and prison officers.

Learning outcomes

The ILS course teaches the knowledge and skills to:

  • identify the causes and promote the prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest;
  • recognise and treat the deteriorating patient using the ABCDE approach;
  • undertake the skills of quality CPR and defibrillation (manual and /or AED) and simple airway manoeuvres;
  • utilise non-technical skills to facilitate initial leadership and effective team membership

Course structure

The ILS course is run over one day and the course programme consists of one lecture, skill stations and cardiac arrest simulations (i.e. CASTeach).

Pre-course preparation

The manual is sent to candidates two weeks before the start of the course. Candidates are expected to have prepared for the course by reading the manual.

Course Documents

ILS programme (118KB)


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June 2021

ILS 1st June 2021

1 June @ 08:00 - 17:00
A&A Training, Unit B, Future Court, George Summers Close
Rochester, Kent ME2 4EL United Kingdom
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July 2021

ILS 14th July 2021

14 July @ 09:00 - 17:00
A&A Training, Unit B, Future Court, George Summers Close
Rochester, Kent ME2 4EL United Kingdom
£180 6 spaces left
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August 2021

ILS 23rd August 2021

23 August @ 08:00 - 17:00
A&A Training, Unit B, Future Court, George Summers Close
Rochester, Kent ME2 4EL United Kingdom
£180 6 spaces left

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October 2021

ILS 26th October 2021

26 October @ 09:00 - 17:00
A&A Training, Unit B, Future Court, George Summers Close
Rochester, Kent ME2 4EL United Kingdom
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December 2021

ILS 20th December 2021

20 December @ 09:00 - 17:00
A&A Training, Unit B, Future Court, George Summers Close
Rochester, Kent ME2 4EL United Kingdom
£180 6 spaces left

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