Basic First Aid and Automated External Defibrillation

Overview:

The purpose of this course is to understand how the heart works and why the use of a defibrillator is necessary.

BLS and AED 3 hours (Attendance Certificate – 1 year refresher)

By the end of the course you should be able to

Recognise the signs and symptoms of the casualty to be able to take the correct action. Understand and be able to maintain the on site AED (Automatic External Defibrillator)

Who should attend

Whenever an AED is place on a site there must be adequate trained staff to cover the work place site and offer support in the AEDs usage.

This is not a HSE accredited course

Content

  • AED – Automated External Defibrillation 3 hours (Certificate 1 year)
  • Primary Survey
  • CPR
  • Usage of AED