Paediatric Immediate Life Support (PILS)

Course Details

This course will involve:


  • BLS and FBAO
  • Airway management and ventilation
  • Emergency circulatory access, fluid administration and medications
  • Understanding the ALS algorithm and management of a cardiorespiratory arrest
  • Practice simulations covering emergency care, team leadership and communication


27/09/201909.00-17.00Education and Training Centre
28/10/201909.00-17.00Education and Training Centre
04/12/201909.00-17.00Education and Training Centre

Expected Learning Outcome

The PILS course aims to provide healthcare staff with the requisite knowledge and skills needed to:


  • Recognise the seriously ill child and initiate appropriate interventions to prevent cardiorespiratory arrest
  • Treat the child in respiratory or cardiorespiratory arrest for the short time before the arrival of a resuscitation team or more experienced assistance
  • Assist in the management of the seriously injured child, including spinal immobilisation
  • Become members of the resuscitation team



Free to Internal Staff

£175 External


How to Book

To book contact Emma Layden on ext. 4717.