0737 549 9946adam@asb-training.comIlkeston, Derbyshire

AED & CPR

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Heart and circulatory disease causes around 200'000 deaths each year, many of which could have been prevented had a defibrilator been available. Following a cardiac arrest, a persons chance of survival decreases by approximately 10% for every minute that passes without treatment. However, by quickly starting CPR and applying defibrilation a persons chance of survival can be as high as 75%.

Automated External Defibrilator (AED's) are becoming more common in the workplace, as well as in public spaces. Public access AED's are located all across the UK and can be found in schools, supermarkets, leisure centres, and village telephone boxes.

This very practical course will show you how to perform CPR and safely use an AED with confidence. It is ideal for high-risk workplaces where your first aid needs assessment may have highlighted the need for someone trained in the use of an AED, or for anyone wanting to know how to use this lifesaving piece of kit

What will you cover?

  • Priorities of casualty canagement
  • Chain of survival
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Airway management
  • CPR
  • Guidelines for use of an AED
  • Placement of pads
  • Using an AED in a swimming pool environment
  • Children and AED
  • Safety when using an AED
  • Storing an AED
  • Managing regurgitation
  • Recovery position

Assessment & Certificate

Continuous assessment over the course that determines your knowledge, skills and understanding of CPR and defibrilation. Practical assessment at the end of the course, demonstrating the treatment of a casualty suffering from a cardiac arrest, CPR, and safely administering defibrilation.

Qualification Renewal

The qualification is valid for two years from the date of assessment. To re-qualify you should be assessed against all of the same learning outcomes and assessment criteria, which is achieved by attending the course again.

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Qualification Title

IQL Level 2 Award in the Use of Automated External Defibrillator (RQF)

Duration

4 hours

Maximum Attendees

6

Valid for

Two years

Need more info?

If you would like more information on the courses we can offer or how we can help your business please feel free to give us a call on 0737 549 9946 or drop us an email at adam@asb-training.com.