AED and CPR

The Level 2 AED & CPR Course

This 1-day Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation & Automated External Defibrillator qualification is perfect for learners who require further training or wish to build on their knowledge and skills in First Aid in general and this subject area in particular.

It is ideal for first aiders in the workplace where there is access to a defibrillator. The qualification sustains excellent training in the safe, quick and efficient utilisation of cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques and automated external de-fibrillation devices.

AED and CPR Training Manual

Course Outcomes - The Learner will:

* Understand basic life support requirements
* Be able to use CPR techniques and Automated External Defibrillator
* Be able to demonstrate post-resuscitation procedures
* Be able to carry out basic user maintenance and troubleshoot problems
* Understand the safe use of an automated external defibrillator

Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Learning Outcomes


By the end of this module learners will be able to:
Describe the principles that underpin basic life support;
Explain the circumstances under which resuscitation is performed;
Explain why early intervention is necessary
Describe different types of cardiopulmonary arrest.

Basic life support techniques
By the end of this module learners will be able to:
Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
Demonstrate compression only resuscitation;
Demonstrate use of resuscitation barrier devices;
Demonstrate how to manage a choking casualty;
Demonstrate the use of an AED
Describe the differences when using an AED on a child.

Learning Outcomes Cont/…

Post resuscitation procedures
By the end of this module learners will be able to:
Place a casualty in the recovery position;
Identify the risks when placing a casualty in the recovery position
Describe handover and reporting procedures.

AED maintenance & troubleshooting
By the end of this module learners will be able to:
Identify when a defibrillator battery requires changing;
Identify when electrode pads need changing
Troubleshoot problems if the AED malfunctions.

AED safety considerations
By the end of this module learners will be able to:
Describe the safety considerations when using AEDs.