Basic Life Support and Automated External Defibrillation

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cpr and defib
Course Duration
A minimum of two hours
Certificate Validity
1 year
Course Description
Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) are becoming more common place in the workplace and community settings. A casualty’s survival rate dramatically increases when an AED is available and there are appropriately qualified personnel to use it, alongside effective implementation of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). This course can be specially tailored to the annual CPD requirements of GPs, Dental Practitioners and Healthcare teams, to ensure compliance with the resuscitation guidelines of the Resuscitation Council (UK) and General Medical Council and/or General Dental Council accordingly. Participants should allow an additional 2 hours course duration. Additional topics can be included in your course if needed.
  • Airway management & adjuncts
  • Oxygen administration and resuscitation masks
  • Dental gases
  • Cardiac emergencies
  • Managing shock & other medical emergencies
Course Contents
  • Basic Life Support
  • Chain of Survival
  • Assessing an Incident
  • Casualty Assessment
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (Child & Adult)
  • Combining AED use with CPR
  • Procedures for when Emergency Services arrive
  • Recovery Position

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