Professional Development

Cardio Pulmonary Resusitation and Automated Electronic Defibrillation

Course overview

Heart and circulatory disease claims around 200,000 lives each year. A casualty’s survival rate will dramatically increase if an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is available and you have appropriately qualified personnel to use it. This course will ensure that delegates can use an AED competently and with confidence.

Topics covered include: responsibilities and reporting, the assessment of a situation, dealing with and unresponsive casualty, AED functions, resuscitation, heart attacks, infection control, defibrillation procedure, choking, AED safety, paediatric defibrillation.

Entry requirements

None required

How will I be assessed?

Test and Practical Assessment

What can I do next

Take a look at other courses in the Solutions Professional Short Course series or perhaps consider studying an accredited professional qualification with our Higher Education Institute