Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Automated External Defibrillation Skills
National Qualification : Level 5 (Scotland) or Level 2 (England & Wales / Northern Ireland)
Includes Booklet, Certification and ID Card
Heart and circulatory disease claims around 200,000 lives each year. Many could have been saved if a defibrillator was made available. Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) are now becoming more common throughout a range of public and work places. A casualty’s survival rate will dramatically increase if an AED is available and if you have appropriately qualified personnel to use it. This very practical course will enable your learners to use the AED competently and with confidence. Not only does this course deal with the use of an AED but it also includes vital training in resuscitation and choking procedures.
Who should attend?
Suitable for anyone in industries with the risk of life threatening or serious injury.
This course would suit :
- Commercial Workplaces
- Retail Environment
- Educational Facilities
- Care Facilities
- Sports Facilities
- PSV and Taxi Drivers
6 Hours of Training
First-2-Aid-U Training Suite, Glasgow (Convenient free parking available). On site instruction available by request.
- Responsibilities and reporting
- Assessment of the situation
- Heart attacks
- AED safety
- Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
- Infection control
- Paediatric defibrillation
- AED functions
- Defibrillation procedures
The course instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical and oral assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning, as well as the completion of a multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. The Instructor will only award a pass if he/she believes that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the course and successfully completed the question paper.
Includes certification for 3 years, Id Card and Booklet.
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 14 years of age.
Refresher Training and re-qualification is essential to keep up to date in the First Aid environment.