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All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.


(Basic Life Support and Automated External Defibrillator)

Knowing how to perform CPR can help save a life but used in conjunction with and AED means the casualties chance of survival can go up by more than 70%

Course details:

By the end of this module delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the principles that underpin basic life support

  • Explain the circumstances under which resuscitation is performed

  • Explain why early intervention is necessary

  • Describe different types of cardiopulmonary arrest

  • Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • Demonstrate compression only resuscitation

  • Demonstrate the use of resuscitation barrier devices

  • Demonstrate the use of an automated external defibrillator

  • Describe the differences when using an automated external defibrillator on a child

  • Demonstrate how to place a casualty in the recovery position

  • Identify the risks when placing a casualty in the recovery position

  • Describe handover and reporting procedures

  • Identify when a defibrillator battery requires changing

  • Identify when electrode pads need changing

  • Demonstrate how to troubleshoot problems if the automated external defibrillator does not function correctly

  • Describe the safety considerations when using AEDs

Course is conducted at your premises

£499.00 + VAT for a maximum of 12 people and will last 3 hours

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