Automated External Defibrillation (Includes CPR)

  • Max Persons: 10
  • Duration: half day (3.5 hours)

Course Summary:

This course provides those who are successful with the necessary knowledge and skills to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) during a cardiac arrest event. The course follows the latest Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines.

An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a very safe, automatic device that delivers a shock to a cardiac arrest victim. With an AED machine the chance of survival can be as high as 74% as opposed to 6% if you wait for an ambulance.

Who should attend?

Any individual who currently holds a recognised certificate in First Aid and needs or wishes to gain the valuable knowledge to deliver Automated External Defibrillation in the event of a cardiac arrest.                                                                       

 

  • Approach a casualty safely
  • Assess a collapsed casualty
  • Correctly apply effective chest compressions to a casualty
  • Administer effective rescue breaths to a casualty
  • Turn on the AED and attach the electrodes correctly
  • Assess cardiac rhythm by the AED
  • Perform defibrillation safely
  • Place casualty in the recovery position

Successful candidates shall be awarded the “Automated External Defibrillation” certificate that is valid for 12 months to Resuscitation Council (UK) Standards

This course is accredited by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB)

Duration: half-day (3.5 hours)

Group size: 10 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Continuous assessment and practical activities

Pre-requisite: None

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Duration: half-day (3.5 hours)

Group size: 10 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Continuous assessment and practical activities

Pre-requisite: None

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