Emergency Basic Life Support and First Aid Training (EBLS - FAT)

Course Objectives: This course aims to:

  • Deliver high-quality CPR for a person that has gone into cardiac arrest or is not breathing, such as chest compressions and rescue breathing.
  • Respond to emergencies like heart attack, drowning, poisoning, broken bones, and trauma.

Course Outcomes: At the end of the course, the participants should be able to:

  • Deal with cases that suddenly deteriorate and decrease the rates of mistakes during future practical life.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest changes and advances in patient care, which could help save a life.

Training Strategies: The following training strategies will be adopted for this course:

  • Expose the students to a maximum number of practical skills and case scenarios during the session.
  • Candidates will be continuously assessed based on their performance in clinical simulations and be expected to show competency in the core skills of the course.
  • Theoretical knowledge and practical components will be formally tested.
Training Duration   Languages
2 Days – 4 hours per day English, Kurdish, Arabic

Trainer Biography

Solin Kawa Kamal, a specialist in Emergency Medicine at West Emergency Hospital, works as Adjunct Faculty at the School of Medicine at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr. He holds an FKBMS E.M., a Bachelor of Medicine, and a Bachelor of Surgery as well as several awards and honors from the Kurdistan Society of Emergency Medicine. 


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be awarded a training certificate from the School of Medicine of UKH co-branded with the Council of Ministers of the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Kurdistan Society of Emergency Medicine – Supreme Council (KSEM), as well as the Professional and Executive Education Centre, UKH.