Course Description

Our Emergency Basic Life Support (EBLS) course provides health care professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform BLS with the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in patients. First Aid teaches them to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as external bleedings, burns, snake bites, fainting, fractures, convulsions, as well as initiating resuscitation and stabilization until further advance intervention is available. 

Course Objectives

This course aims to:

  • Deliver a 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, participants should be able to:

  • Deal with cases which 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.

Who Should Attend?

This course is suited for:

  • Anyone who wants to benefit from taking a First Aid Training Course, but this type of training is needed for most first responders.
  • Professionals from any industry sector who are required to take first aid certification or CPR training card by their employer.
  • Individuals who need to renew their certification.
  • Individuals whose employer requires them to have their First Aid Training Course certificate up to date before they hire them.

Training Strategies

The following training strategies will be adopted for this course:

  • Expose the students to a maximum number of practical skills and case scenario 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.

Delivery Plan

Day 1 (4 hours):

Topic Timing
Registration  08.30 a.m. – 09.00 a.m.
Introduction  09.00 a.m. – 09.30 a.m.
Airway adjunct maneuver  09.30 a.m. – 10.00 a.m.
Practical session – Airway adjunct maneuver 10.00 a.m. – 10.30 a.m.
Coffee break 10.30 a.m. – 10.45 a.m.
Adult Cardiac arrest   10.45 a.m. – 11.15 a.m.
Coffee break 11.15 a.m. – 11.45 a.m.
Pediatric cardiac arrest  11.45 a.m. – 12.15 p.m.
Chocking 12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Open discussion and Certification  12:45 p.m. – 01:00 p.m.


Starts December 22, 2022
Ends December 22, 2022


Hours per Day: 4
Number of Days: 1
Total Hours: 4 


Morning 08:30 a.m. to 01:00 p.m. 

*This course can be delivered upon request at afternoon and evening time.




School of Medicine (SOM), University of Kurdistan Hewlêr. 


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. 

Trainer Biography

Solin Kawa Kamal, 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 a FKBMS E.M., a Bachelor of Medicine, a Bachelor of Surgery, as well as several awards and honors from the Kurdistan Society of Emergency Medicine.