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 (AEDs) are now becoming more common throughout a range of public and workplaces.

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 basic life support including resuscitation.

A range of subjects are covered including:-
• Responsibilities and reporting
• Assessment of the situation
• Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
• Infection control
• Resuscitation • AED functions
• Defibrillation procedures
• Safety measures

Duration: Minimum 4 Hours

Assessment and Marking: Practical and Oral

Numbers: Maximum 12

Certificate Valid for: 3 Years

Age: Minimum 16