This activity looks into the knowledge and skills required to enable health and social care staff to assess an individual’s level of consciousness, airway, breathing and circulation.
NB: Please be advised that during the Covid-19 pandemic the guidelines on carrying out CPR may be different. Please refer to the Resuscitation Council UK and your local Health Board for further guidance and resources.
- Assess the individual’s airway, breathing and circulation and level of consciousness
- Explain the action to take if the individual has a blocked airway
- Explain the action to take if the individual is not breathing and/or has no pulse
This module has been through a full review & update: September 2020.
Page last reviewed: 30 Sep 2020