The PILS course teaches the knowledge and skills to:
- understand the structured ABCDE approach that facilitates rapid recognition of seriously ill children;
- provide appropriate initial treatment interventions to prevent cardiorespiratory arrest;
- treat children in respiratory or cardiorespiratory arrest until the arrival of a resuscitation team or more experienced assistance;
- become an effective team member who can respond appropriately in an emergency.
Candidates receive their PILS pre course information a minimum of two weeks before the start of the course. Candidates are expected to have prepared for the course by reading the manual. Candidates will recieve a multiple-choice question (MCQ) paper to support Candidate learning.
Who is this course suitable for?
The PILS Course is appropriate for a range of Candidates including doctors, nurses, paramedics, ODPs, health visitors, school nurses, midwives, cardiac technicians, resuscitation officers, physiotherapists, dentistry professionals, ambulance technicians and medical and nursing students
Assessment and Certification
Assessment is continuous throughout the course and is guided by the assessment forms provided for each core skill. You will receive a copy of the assessment forms with your manual.
Successful Candidates receive a Resuscitation Council UK PILS provider certificate, which is valid for one year.
This course is recognised as continuing professional development (CPD) by the Medical, Dental and Nursing Royal Colleges and Health Care Professional Council. Please contact your registering body for further information.
If you would like to book onto a course please contact the Resuscitation Office on 01253 957778 or email email@example.com
PLEASE NOTE: you are required to access the pILS manual from the Library in HPEC at least 2 weeks prior to the course.
Failure to do so with result in not being able to complete the course.
COURSE DATES FOR 2024
9th January 10th January
7th February 8th February
6th March 7th March
12th April 23rd April
8th May 17th May
4th June 17th June
19th July 22nd July
12th August 13th August
12th September 13th September
12th November 13th November
12th December 13th December
Internal Candidates: Free
External Candidates £200