Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)



6: Level of consciousness

Introduction

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: Information within this module is due to be reviewed. Updated content will appear here shortly.

Learning points:

  • 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

Page last reviewed: 16 Jan 2020