Automated External Defibrillator Cause
This course is designed to give anyone the necessary skills to safely carry out basic life support including the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) which will increase the chances of a more positive outcome for a casualty in cardiac arrest.
To provide delegates with the key skills to deal with or assist at an emergency situation involving a casualty in cardiac arrest requiring resuscitation.
Delegates will have a greater understanding of the theoretical and practical application of basic life support and AED skills to a competent standard including safety protocols and dealing with incident safety management and know how to maintain and test the equipment used.
- Incident safety and management
- Anatomy and physiology
- Basic life support skills
- Introduction to AED and protocol
- AED and Resuscitation (single and multiple rescuer)
- Practical Scenarios
- Maintenance and testing
- Skill station assessments
A combination of classroom based activity, syndicate working and Presentation/demonstrations, practical application and question and answer paper. A wide range of video and photographic material is used to enhance the learning experience for delegates.
Assessment and Certification
Continued assessment process leading to certification on successfully completing the course.