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Cardiac Emergencies Awareness

Cardiac Emergencies Awareness

Cardiac Emergencies Awareness

School of Healthcare and Psychology

This course will help you distinguish between heart attack and cardiac arrest and provide you with basic information about cardiopulmonary resuscitation to develop your practical skills in cardiac emergencies awareness.

The course will introduce you to the most common cardiac emergencies as well as cardiopulmonary resuscitation steps on adults; children; and babies four weeks old or older.

Learning about CPR will give you the confidence to handle emergency situations and you will not feel afraid in case someone suffers from a heart attack.


Course Code: HCP3A3003

Certified: YES

Level: 3

Credits: 1


Time: 1 Hour

Expiry: 1 YEAR

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course each student is expected to be able to:

A. Subject Knowledge and Understanding

  • LO 1.¬†Recognize and clarify the basics about heart attack and cardiac arrest.

B. Cognitive Skills (Thinking Skills)

  • LO 2. Differentiate between heart attack and cardiac arrest.

C. Subject Specific Practical/Professional Skills

  • LO 3. How to apply cardiopulmonary resuscitation on adult, on child or even on baby four weeks old.

D. Other Skills (e.g., Key transferable)

  • LO 4. Educate others about the importance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Curriculum Outline

The key themes covered by the course and their indicative weighing:

    • Cardiac Emergencies (50%)
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – CPR (50%)

Online Certificates

Students successfully completing their course and assessments will be entitled to a digital badge. A digital badge is a connected, verifiable electronic imagery credential which reflects the achievement of the learning outcomes on their course.

Students may read more information about digital badges at:

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