Training Center

Dar Al Shifa

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Dar Al Shifa Training Center

Life Support Training Center

The Life Support Training Center at Dar Al Shifa Hospital (DASH) is established in 2008 in affiliation with the American Heart Association (AHA). It offers a wide range of life support training to both health care providers and to the community. The center provides courses in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Electrocardiogram and Pharmacology, Family and Friends Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED. The strong commitment of the center to support professional development was a motive to broaden the scope of training. In 2015, the center affiliated with the American Academy of Family Practitioners and became the only authorized center in Kuwait to provide Basic Life Support in Obstetrics (BLSO) and Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO).

All courses are structured and delivered as hands-on training, video-based, and follow an interactive methodology that boosts the knowledge and skills of the participants. The center includes various classrooms that are equipped and designed to serve as a simulated learning environment according to each course objectives. The courses are provided by skilled and outstanding instructors dedicated to share their knowledge and experience either at the training center or at the premises of the participants for their convenience. 

Family and Friends CPR

Description

The Family & Friends CPR teaches how to perform CPR in adults, children, or infants and how to help an adult, child, or infant who is choking.

Audience

Family & Friends CPR is for family members, friends, babysitters and members of the general community who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card.

Duration

8 hours

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Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

Description

This course is designed for people who may have to respond to and manage a first aid or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives. 

Audience

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use.

Duration

8 hours

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Basic Life Support (BLS)  

Description

BLSis a video-based, instructor-led course that is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

Target Audience

This course is for all healthcare providers such as physicians, nurses, technicians, and paramedical staff.

Duration

4 hours

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Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Description

ACLS is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

Audience

This course is for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.

Duration

8 hours over two days

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Description

PALS is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Audience

This course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include pediatricians, emergency physicians, intensive care and critical care staff and respiratory therapists

Duration

8 hours over two days

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ECG & Pharmacology

Description

This classroom-based, Facilitator-led course is designed to improve electrocardiogram (ECG) recognition skills and pharmacology knowledge for treating cardiovascular emergencies.

Audience

This course is for healthcare professionals who participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, and others who require this specialized knowledge for their job. 

Duration

6 hours

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Basic Life Support in Obstetrics (BLSO)

Description

BLSO is designed to equip first responders with the skills needed to assist in normal and emergency obstetric situations.

Audience

The BLSO curriculum is designed to train pre-hospital care providers, first responders and emergency personnel, medical, nursing, and physician assistant students.

Duration

4 hours

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Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO)

Description

ALSO is an evidence-based multidisciplinary training program that prepares maternity health care providers to better manage obstetric emergencies. ALSO's evidence-based learning path bridges knowledge gaps and boosts skill sets using a team-based approach, hands-on training, and mnemonics to reduce errors and save lives.

Audience

ALSO Courses are designed for maternity care providers, including: physicians, nurses, and other clinicians.

Duration

8 hours over two days

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All courses has been approved for Continuing Medical Education (CME) points


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