Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Duration: 1 day
Qualification: - nationally recognised
This accredited qualification provides learners with skills to further their first aid training. It is recommended for first aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator. The topics covered by this qualification are regarded by Skills for Health as being important in maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation.
Those gaining this qualification will know that cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation form an essential part of the chain of survival.
The role of the first aider
Managing an accident
Communication and casualty care
Getting to know the AED
Operating the AED
Treatment of an unconscious casualty
Who Should Attend
This course had been approved for pre-16 year olds and is supported by both the HSE and Skills for Health.