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AED (Automated External Defibrillation)

Course Overview:

Cardiac Arrest is one of the biggest killers in this country. Over 150,000 die as a result each year. It is a well known fact that the majority could have been saved if a defibrillator was made available.This very practical course will allow suitably qualified First Aid personnel to use the AED competently and with confidence should the need arise

Course Outline:

•anatomy & physiology of the respiratory & circulatory systems
•basic life support & CPR
•chain of survival & the benefits of early defibrillation
•UK resuscitation council guidelines
•operating an AED and safety guidelines

Course Duration:

4 hours

Course Assessment:

Practical and written assessment throughout. The tutor also ensures a thorough understanding has been achieved by questions, answers, discussion and practical scenarios

Course Certification:

Successful delegates receive a certificate of competence that will be valid for a period of 12 months

Other Information:

Delegates receive a quality AED first aid manual. Sensible dress is advised as practical floor-based activities are required.

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