ILS Course /Immediate Life Support/ is a
certified course of European Resuscitation Council /ERC/
and Polish Resuscitation Council.
Aims of course:
of existing procedures of interhospital action in case
of cardiac arrest.
personnel training in range of basic life support,
instrumental airways supply and safe defibrillation /
manual as well as using AED/.
personnel training to enable a proper action with
patient in state of cardiac arrest, to the moment of
resuscitation team appearance.
of resuscitation teams members.
Addressees of course:
course is directed to the medical personnel /nurses,
medical rescuers, medical orderlies/, whose range of
abilities covers advanced life support, but however does
not require such intensive and advanced trainings like,
for example, the ALS course.
before the course: each participant is given handbooks
for the course /at least two weeks before the course/
with command of familiarization with its content.
course lass one day. The exercises are led by ERC-ALS
instructors and candidates for ERC-ALS instructors.
Number of full instructors be at least 50% of the „faculty”
course. Practical skills are passed during exercises
using the technique of „four steps”. They are
carried out In group up to six persons, when on one
group fall two instructors. Maximal number of
participants of the course is thirty persons /five
groups for six persons/. The course involves lectures,
working stations and scenarios simulated on manikins
adjusted to performance of advanced life support (venal
access, mechanical ventilation, intubation, possibility
of arrhythmias generation, defibrillation performance).
Is performed on the basis of forms,
filled during the continuous evaluation on the course. A
positive mark from the course is connected with
obtainment of ILS certificate of European Resuscitation
Council. Period of certificate validity– one year.