Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

This course teaches the essential skills required by an AED user and gives you the confidence to know exactly what to do in this kind of emergency. If an AED is used quickly in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) survival rates can be as high as 70 – 80%. No previous first aid knowledge is necessary to attend an AED course.

What you will learn?

The course covers how to operate an automated external defibrillator AED and complies with current UK Resuscitation Council guidelines.  As a distributor of all major brands of defibrillator we are one of the only companies in the UK that are equipped with all types of training AED’s. We ensure your members and volunteers are trained on units that match your live AED to ensure that training is relevant and realistic.

Course content

  • Heart attacks
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty (sudden collapse)
  • Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR
  • The chain of survival
  • Getting to know the AED
  • Safety considerations when using the defibrillator and general guidelines
  • Operating the AED
  • AED checks and maintenance
  • Record keeping
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