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Effective CPR and Safe Use of an AED

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Course Details

This Effective CPR and Safe Use of an AED 1/2 day course gives delegates the knowledge and confidence to attempt a resuscitation either at work or indeed socially. Its been designed by front line staff to provide additional information rather than just where to place the pads. Ideally delegates will have previous First Aid knowledge but this is not essential

Benefits to you

Delegates will be able to

Understand the principles of a Primary Survey

Undertake effective CPR on a patient

Understand how to use an AED

Understand the safety features


Course Contents

  • Primary Survey
  • Resuscitation and rescue breathing in line with Resuscitation Council 2021 guidance
  • Theory of Heart Attacks
  • What is an AED
  • How to use your AED
  • Safety and Special Situations
  • Troubleshooting and Maintenance
  • Summary
  • Practical and Theoretical assessments

Who should attend?

Those that are either new or want to refresh their knowledge and skills of doing resuscitation and using a defibrillator (AED)

What's Included



Certificate of attendance valid for 1 year