BLS Annual Update for Primary Care

This is to certify that

Has successfully completed the following online course:


I confirm that the information provided on this certificate is full and accurate

This course qualifies for 2 hours of verifiable CPD
(see reverse for details)

Certificate for BLS Annual Update
for Primary Care Healthcare Professionals


To enable learners to develop their professional knowledge, understanding and competence in medical emergencies, in line with their identified personal learning requirements.


To help the learner recognise and manage medical emergencies in a primary care setting, including cardiac arrest and the principles of CPR in line Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines.

Anticipated learning outcomes

The learner will:

  • know of and understand medical emergencies that might arise including cardiac arrest, choking, myocardial infarction, angina, anaphylaxis, seizures and syncope
  • recognise the signs and symptoms of different types of medical emergencies
  • know about and be able to undertake their management including the use of emergency equipment including the use of an AED and emergency drugs
  • know about and understand the importance of teamwork in the ABCDE Approach to managing medical emergencies
  • know how to minimise the risks of a medical emergency for individual patients
  • through achieving these outcomes, provide an improved level of service to their patients

This module is studied online and does not include “live” hands-on mannequin training or assessment of practical skills.