First Aid for Medical Professionals

Surrey First Aid Training Ltd - Specialists in First Aid Courses since 2000

All healthcare professionals should be proficient in resuscitating patients. QOF recommends that all clinical staff update their Emergency Life Support training every 18 months and non-clinical every 3 years. Defibrillator training should be undertaken annually.

Non-healthcare professionals working in a healthcare setting should be proficient in basic First Aid and performing CPR.


medical prof course




Who was this course designed for?


Healthcare professionals and those working in a healthcare setting are expected to be proficient in CPR, the administration of oxygen and emergency drugs. Healthcare professionals with a duty to respond to paediatric emergencies should also be trained in their specific protocols and we are able to provide training accordingly.


What is the course content?


The course is guided by the standards of the RCP, CPD and Skills for Health Framework and can also be tailored to your specific needs:

  • Emergency Action Procedures
  • Primary Assessment
  • CPR
  • Safety and storage of cylinders
  • Preparation of cylinders
  • Administration of oxygen
  • Resuscitation equipment
  • Administration of analgesic gas
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Choking (latest protocols)
  • Use of the Automatic External Defibrillator


What is the course duration?


This is typically delivered over 3-4 hours.


What is the assessment method?


The trainer will be present however the trainer does not assess your competency as it is a self-assessment course.


What certificate do we receive?


Delegates will receive a CPD certificate by email.


How do I book?


If you are interested in booking this course for your group at your venue please fill our group booking enquiry form.


What is the cost?


Please send us an enquiry to receive a personalised quote.