Automated external defibrillation is the most effective treatment for a person in cardiac arrest and has a success rate of approximately 30% if initiated within 3 minutes.
Automated external defibrillators are easy to use and accessible in many public locations such as shopping centres and airports. The defibrillator automatically checks the heart rhythm and sends an electric shock through the chest wall if needed.
Purpose of the course
You’ll learn the practical skills needed for the safe and effective use of your AED within your practice setting, as recommended by the Resuscitation Council (UK).
Who should attend?
Suitable for the public, industry and healthcare staff who are already trained in basic CPR.
Duration of the Course
- Understanding automated external defibrillation
- Equipment used for defibrillation
- Defibrillation of adults
- Defibrillation of children
- Ensuring safety
- Maintain resuscitation prior to the arrival of the emergency services
Lubas Medical Automated External Defibrillation certificate & 2 hours CPD.
Training to current Resuscitation Council (UK) standards.