First Aid
Automatic External Defibrillation

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Aims:

For candidates to develop competency in the use of AED’s.

Objectives:

  • Understand the cardio electrical rhythm types
  • Awareness of Anatomy and physiology of the heart
  • Competent practical use of AED’s
  • Understand the UK resuscitation council guidelines
  • Be able to perform basic maintenance of AED’s

Target Audience:

For anyone requiring competency in the use of AED’s In their home or work environment the course is run over 2 days (9-5).

Course Content:

  • Chain of Survival
  • Assessment of casualty
  • Heart structure and electrical pathways
  • Cardio electrical impulses and rhythm types
  • Competency in use of AED
  • Incident recording
  • Maintenance of AED equipment
  • UK Resuscitation Council guidelines
  • Assessment of candidates in action

Commentary:

In line with the UK and European resuscitation council guidelines on AED’s, It is mandatory that all candidates must pass the assessment in order to gain the qualification.

To find out more about these courses please contact our office on 01922 683976 to speak to one of our team or email us on info@apex-ct.co.uk or complete our course interest form by clicking here.