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Level 2 Award in CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

AED’s are becoming more available. In many public places, including schools, you will find this piece of life-saving kit. The casualty who is unresponsive and not breathing normally is in cardiac arrest and requires CPR immediately. Combining CPR with defibrillation will hugely increase survival rates of the casualties.

The British cardiologist and member of the Resus Council Professor Douglas Chamberlain said, “the only damage you can do to someone with an AED, is if you whack them around the head with it”

This practical 6-hour course will ensure successful delegates have the competency and confidence to administer CPR and utilise an AED. All delegates will have the opportunity to administer the defibrillation process using a training AED.

This course has the addition topic of choking procedure.

Defibrillator (AED) Familiarisation

Course Overview

  • Reporting and responsibilities
  • Assessing the situation
  • Infection control
  • Dealing with an unconscious casualty
  • Heart attacks
  • CPR
  • AED familiarisation, functions and safety
  • Defibrillation process
  • Paediatric defibrillation
  • Choking
Delegates are awarded an Ofqual National Level 3 Award, which is valid for 3 yearsUp to 12 delegates
Minimum age of 14 Responsibility in the workplace cannot be assumed until the age of 16
A range of methods are used, to accommodate all types of learners. This will include practical, written and questioning.
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