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To train participants to use a defibrillator (AED).
- What is defibrillation
- It’s role in CPR
- How to resuscitate using defibrillator apparatus
- Understanding the equipment
- Attaching leads and personal safety precautions
Anyone with a first aid response duty.
• Priorities and principles of defibrillation
• CPR and role of defibrillation
• Attaching leads
• Personal safety when using a defibrillator
• Safe storage of equipment
• Using a defibrillator
• The UK resuscitation council guidelines 2015
This course has been mapped to the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (Part 3), the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 (Part 4), and the CQC Guidance for providers on meeting the regulations. It also complies with Regulation 12 Safe Care and Treatment and Regulation 18 Staffing of the CQC fundamental standards are met.
This course is delivered on site, at the client’s premises or nominated venue.
Summary & Booking
This course is a half day training programme in the use of defibrillator apparatus; it allows participants to achieve a basic competency in defibrillation. It is assessed by the tutor on the day. Candidates at the end of the course have achieved a competent standard in the principles and use of a defibrillator. The use of defibrillation is becoming more common and is a requirement for an organisation that may have a need to use this equipment within its day-to-day operation.
Candidates will have a Defibrillator certificate that is valid for 1 year.