Defibrillation & CPR
Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) are now becoming more common throughout a range of public and workplaces. A casualty’s survival rate will dramatically increase if an AED is available and if you have the appropriately trained personnel to use it. This practical course will enable you to use CPR and the AED competently and with confidence.
Lulworth Cove Visitor Centre, West Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5RQ
Dates & Times
Please contact the team on 01929 400155 for latest course dates or to arrange a bespoke training session.
The individual delegate rate is £85 for this one-day course. A group, private booking (up to 12 delegates) is £850.
What does it cover?
Heart and circulatory disease claims around 200,000 lives each year. Many could have been saved if a defibrillator was made available. Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) are now becoming more common throughout a range of public and workplaces. A casualty’s survival rate will dramatically increase if an AED is available and if you have the appropriately trained personnel to use it.
This practical course will enable you to use the AED competently and with confidence. Not only does this course deal with the use of an AED but it also includes vital training in resuscitation and choking procedures.
A range of subjects are covered including:
Responsibilities and reporting – Resuscitation – Choking – Assessment of the situation – Heart attacks – AED safety – Dealing with an unresponsive casualty – Infection control – Paediatric defibrillation-AED functions – Defibrillation procedures
Assessment & Marking
The course instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical and oral assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning, as well as the completion of a multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. The instructor will only award a pass if they believe that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the course and successfully completed the question paper.
This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew their qualification after 3 years, delegates will need to retake the full course. However, it is recommended that, during the 3 year period, delegates attend annual refresher courses. A three year Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Automated External Defibrillation (Level 5 in Scotland) will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.