Any person holding responsibility for First Aid within their workplace or any person with an interest or desire to learn more about dealing with a sudden heart attack casualty.
To enable the First Aider to recognise and deal with suspected heart attacks anywhere that has the facility for the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
- Recognising the signs and symptoms of a possible heart attack
- Understanding coronary heart disease
- Understanding the difference between a heart attack and a cardiac arrest
- How to deal with a cardiac arrest
- How to carry out CPR
- Understand how the heart signals relate to the AED
- Understanding survival rates
- Be able to fully understand and operate an AED
- Be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of a possible heart attack
- Be able to tell the difference between a heart attack and a cardiac arrest
- Be able to deal with a casualty suffering a heart attack
- Be able to deal with a casualty suffering a cardiac arrest
- Be able to carry out CPR
- Be able to operate an Automatic External Defibrillator
There are no pre-course requirements for this defibrillator training.
A statement of medical fitness must be signed prior to starting the course. A reasonable level of fitness will be required to complete the practical element of this course.
- Valid for 3 years
- Duration of the training course is a half-day
- Qualsafe certificate available upon request according to the client’s requirements