Defibrillators are now commonplace in public places, shopping malls, leisure centres and sports clubs around the UK. This 4 hour training course is vital if you have such a unit and may be called upon to deal with a sudden cardiac arrest. Topics covered include resuscitation and the health, safety and practical aspects of using a defibrillator effectively.
Who should attend?
In line with the Governments initiative, Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are becoming more widely available, particularly in places where people gather, such as shopping centres, railway stations, airports and large workplaces. This 1/2 day programme is designed to instruct those wishing to use the AED in their workplace. Those attending this training should ideally hold a Basic Life Support or CPR certificate.
- CPR revision.
- Briefing on the necessity for de-fibrillation.
- Basic function of the heart and cardiovascular system.
- Introduction and operation of the AED.
- Safety precautions.
- Practical assessment of CPR and application of the AED.
The trainee will be able to demonstrate safe and appropriate practice when using an AED in accordance with Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines. This includes:
- Describing Ventricular Fibrillation and its significance.
- Explaining the importance of early defibrillation.
- Identifying when an AED should be used.
- Describing the maintenance requirements of an AED.
- Describing what records should be kept.
A certificate of competence will be issued to all successful delegates. The certificate is valid for 12 months.
|Per Delegate||£40.00+vat||Costs are per delegate and include a personal reference manual & certification fees.|
|Per Course of up to 9 Delegates||£320.00+vat|
3 or Less Delegates