Athena Medical Services

Basic Life Support with AED

This course takes the first aider a step further in resuscitation. Once proficient in BLS the nest step introduces the student to the AED. This simple easy to follow method is the next step in successful resuscitation.

About this course

This course takes the first aider a step further in resuscitation. Once proficient in BLS the nest step introduces the student to the AED. This simple easy to follow method is the next step in successful resuscitation.

 

WHO IS THE COURSE SUITABLE FOR?

 

This course is suitable for anyone who would like to be able to use an AED safely and effectively on a casualty that has suffered a heart attack.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

 

The course will give you the knowledge and confidence to recognise and deal with a cardiac event on the street or at the work place.

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

a)      Greater understanding of AED units

b)      Refresh Basic Life Support skills

c)      Know how to activate Emergency Services

d)     Choking

e)      Know how to operate the AED in a safe effective manner

 

ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION

 

After completing a final assessment successful candidates receive a certificate and wallet card that is valid for 1 year from FIRST AID AWARDS. After this time the course must be retaken again so the student can keep up to date with best practice when using an AED. 

Duration: 1 day

Price: £50 per person