Automated External Defibrillation

Duration:
4 hours - Annual Refresher 2 hours
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Venue:
In Safe Hands Training - The Simulation Centre or Training at your work place

The simplicity of Defibrillation training really does represent how easy these devices actually are to use.Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) are now starting to become very much “the norm” in certain workplaces and work environments. This truly marvellous piece of equipment actually gives a unconscious casualty that is not breathing up to 8 times the chance of survival if used in the first 4 minutes.  The training is delivered in a way so even someone with no resuscitation experience or training can operate this device safety within a maximum of 4 hours. Training can be delivered with us at one of our training centres or we can come and deliver the training with you.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for any workplace that has access to an AED or if you would like to know how to use one of the many public access defibrillators now becoming available across Cornwall and the UK. Should you be thinking about purchasing an Automated External Defibrillator then please take a look at the Zoll AED Plus.

What will I learn?

  • Defibrillator characteristics
  • Specification of your defibrillator
  • Any maintenance points (usually just dates on Pads etc)
  • Primary survey
  • Basic life support
  • Safe use of an AED
  • Recovery position
  • After care of a defibrillated casualty
  • Reporting your defibrillator use
  • Operator after care

What is the qualification?

Automated External Defibrillator operator qualification valid for 12 months.

Who is the course accredited by?

This training course is recommended in the Resuscitation council guidelines published October 2010.

Who will I be taught by?

Our team of trainers are not just professional teachers the majority are members of the Ambulance Service and other emergency services. They deliver factual training based on current guidelines and most importantly experience. This ensures you are being taught by a professional that has actually done in real terms what they are teaching you.

In Safe Hands has a unique facility for training. Known as the ‘Simulation Centre’ students are taught in a multi environment setting. This includes a Kitchen, Bar Area, Lounge, Car, Outdoor area, Bathroom, Bedroom, and a Children’s play area. This allows courses to be facilitated, not just ‘in the classroom’ but in working arenas similar to that of their working environment.

It’s very much a fact of life that we learn by experience, which is why our training is more experience led.

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What our trainee’s say...

" The FPOS-I course will test your medical Skills and Experience to the full. The course trainers have extensive operational knowledge and experience that is second to none, great value for money!"