- Basic Courses
BLS/AED-P is a Basic Course.
- Advanced Courses
ALS, ILS, EPALS, EPILS and NLS are Advanced Courses.
- Instructor Courses
BLS/AED-I and GIC are Instructor Courses. The BLS/AED-I course is the relevant instructor course for Basic Courses. The
GIC is the relevant instructor course for the Advanced Courses.
- Course Collaboration Agreement (CCA)
A CCA is an agreement between the ERC and a registered Non-profit Organisation (NPO) in order that the NPO receives
CO permissions for a country without an NRC.
- Cardiac Arrest Simulation (CAS)
On ERC courses, there may be Scenario Demonstrations (CASdemos), as well as sessions covering scenario teaching
(CASteachs) and assessment (CAStests).
- Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Multiple choice is a form of assessment in which respondents are asked to select the best possible answer (or answers)
out of a list or True/False option.
A Retest grants a participant the opportunity to repeat a practical Skill or CASTest during the current course.
A Resit is granting a participant the opportunity to repeat their MCQ or CASTest Retest on a future course or a specific
limited course for this purpose.
Recertification is the process of renewing a course-related ERC qualification.
- Document Library
The Document Library is the online collection of available ERC Documents on the ERC website.
- Cost Of Living Adjustment (COLA) factor
The COLA factor is the percentage of the Gross National Income (GNI) of a country in relationship to the “High Income”
GNI from the list of the World Bank, rounded off to the nearest 10, with a minimum of 20% and a maximum of 100%. The
list of COLA factors is confirmed by the Board annually.