Global Horizon Skills

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) (07/09/2020)

Date: 7th September 2020

Time: 2pm – 4.30pm

Cost: £35.00 + VAT

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is a leading cause of death globally. Response time is critical for survival and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) can make the difference between life and death.  AED is a technology that has now been made available to the general public and not just to ambulance paramedics. These amazing, easy to use machines greatly improve the chances of survival of any casualty when used appropriately.  This course teaches the skills required to operate an AED safely and effectively.

Course Structure

Our courses aim to teach delegates how to effectively and safely operate an AED.  This course covers the following:

  • Initial assessment of casualties
  • Secondary assessment of casualties
  • Performing CPR
  • Principles of Resuscitation
  • Heart Attacks Signs and Symptoms, Treatment and reducing our risk
  • The Chain of Survival
  • Understanding Ventricular Fibrillation and Defibrillation
  • Use of an AED and delivering a shock
  • Casualty management

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