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The PILS (Paediatric Immediate Life Support) course aims to provide healthcare staff with the necessary knowledge and skills needed to provide Immediate Life Support to Paediatric patients.

This course will meet the needs of those who need more advanced skills than those taught during Basic Life Support (BLS) but who do not require the more comprehensive 2-day Advanced Life Support (ALS) Course.

Course Syllabus

Course content:

  • 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 members of a paediatric resuscitation team

Specific areas to be covered: 

  • ABCDE Assessment
  • BLS and choking
  • Airway management and ventilation
  • BLS with adjuncts
  • Emergency circulatory access, fluid administration and medications
  • Paediatric ALS algorithm and management of cardiorespiratory arrest
  • Simulation practice
  • Optional targeted training

Course FAQ's

What is the Price of the Course?

£150+VAT per person. Discount available for group bookings.

What is the duration of the course ?

1 Day


At your premises or a training centre throughout the UK

Accredited by

UK Resus Council

Valid For

Valid for - 1 year

Upcoming course dates.

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  • Covered everything in depth at a good learning pace. Course was great. I had envisaged a day of power points but I couldn't have been more wrong. Fantastic practical day which sharpened my skills

    Chris Kitchin, Blackpool Airport
  • Very knowledgeable and helpful training style. Relaxed but professional atmosphere throughout and nothing too much trouble

    Danny Porter, Vector Aerospace
  • Loved the course. It has given me so much more confidence to carry out my role. I can't wait to share this knowledge with the rest of my watch. 10/10

    André Le Geyt, Jersey Airport
  • I feel that I have learnt a lot from the course and enjoyed the material. Feel much more confident if I am ever in an emergency situation.

    Carl Corby, Hughes Sub Surface Engineering
  • "I have really enjoyed the course. 10/10"

    Ashley Davids, Director of Clinical Services at BMI Healthcare
  • "Excellent course. Well presented and very thought provoking"

    Steven Maher, Senior ODP at Liverpool Women's Hospital

Companies we've worked with

  • Leeds Airport
  • Nuffield
  • Essex Fire
  • Chemring
  • Manchester Airport
  • BAE
  • Serco
  • HFR Sol
  • BP
  • Bournmouth Airport
  • Urenco
  • Spire
  • Ctia
  • Jersey Fire
  • Luton
  • Tyne Fire
  • Durham Fire
  • Centrica
  • Vector
  • Bam
  • Airport Fire
  • Londoncityairport
  • BMI Healthcare
  • Sussex Fire
  • Fire
  • Herts Fire
  • Siemens
  • Hia
  • Heathrow
  • Nhs

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