This course will give candidates the skills which will enable you to manage a cardiac arrests effectively until the CRASH team arrives and enable them to participate as a member of that team.
Who is this course suitable for?
The E-ILS course is suitable for doctors, medical students, nurses, nursing students, midwives, healthcare providers such as physiotherapists, dentist and ambulance technicians. It may also be suitable for fire service technicians, police personnel and prison officers.
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
e-ILS courses are held at centres throughout the UK and are approved and certified by the Resuscitation Council (UK). This ensures a uniformity of content and standard regardless of the centre.
The e-ILS course is a half-day e-learning and half-day face-to-face and consists of skills stations and cardiac arrest simulations.
Assessment and Certification
Assessment is continuous and is guided by the assessment forms provided for each core skill (e.g. initial resuscitation and assessment, and airway management). Copies of the assessment forms should be forwarded to the candidate with their manual.
Successful candidates receive a Resuscitation Council (UK) ILS provider certificate, which is valid for one year. The ILS course is recognised for up to 5 continuing professional development (CPD) points.
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 and completing the pre-course MCQ. Some centres may send candidates an MCQ paper which supports candidate learning.
This course will need to be completed on an annual basis.
The courses run from
08:15 until 12:15
13:00 until 17:00
If you would like to book onto a course please contact the Resuscitation Office on 01253 957778 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE NOTE: you are required to access the ILS manual from the Library in HPEC at least 2 weeks prior to the course and also do the online pre course work which will be emailed to you.
Failure to do so with result in the candidate NOT being able to complete this course.
COURSE DATES for 2024
15th January 17th January 29th January
12th February 14th February 22nd February
4th March 11th March 18th March
15th April 17th April 24th April
13th May 14th May 20th May
3rd June 18th June 26th June
1st July 8th July 17th July
1st August 27th August
4th September 16th September 17th September
1st October 22nd October 23rd October
7th November 15th November 25th November
27th November 3rd December 19th December
Each day there will be 2 sessions
the am session is 08:15 – 12:15
the pm session is 13:00 – 17:00
Dental services have dedicated sessions and these dates are available from the administrator on Ext. 57778
Internal Candidates: Free
External Candidates: £180.00
- Candidate Responsibilities when attending courses
- Terms and Conditions
- Resuscitation Council (UK) Website
- Advanced Life Support Group Website