The AED defibrillator training course is for delegates who wish to be trained in the safe use of an AED machine but does not have a current first aid certificate (also suitable for first aid trained persons).
How long will it take?
This is a two hour course.
Personal safety, assessing the incident and patient priorities: DR,ABC check and sending for help - danger, response, airway,
How to deal with an unconscious casualty
How to recognise a casualty who is not breathing normally
Cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
Defibrillation (recognition of heart rhythms)
CPR and use of AED on casualty
General guidelines for using a defibrillator
Recording of information (sample report form)
Handover to the emergency services
Practical exercises will be used for the assessment