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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Automated External Defibrillation

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Course Information The Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Automated External Defibrillation Course is designed to train individuals and company staff that require training in basic life support and automated external defibrillation. This course will provide the necessary skills to manage a patient that is unconscious and not breathing normally until the arrival of the emergency services. This course meets the guidelines of the UK and European Resuscitation Councils for Basic Life Support and the use of an AED. Student Materials Includes: ?Essential Skills Guide ?Successful Completion Card ?Emergency Plan & Guidance Card ?Wall Certificate ?CPR & AED Course Evaluation and Statement of Understanding Form Hands-on Skill Practice Students will practice the essential skills in small groups and will apply these skills in scenario sessions during the course. Assessment Students are assessed throughout the course by instructor observation of the essential skills. There is also a summative assessment of knowledge and skills at the end of this course. Course Topics Introduction ? Principles of First Aid ? Good Practice ? Sudden Cardiac Arrest ? Chain Of Survival ? Emergency Management Procedure ? Care Cycle? Scene Safety ? Scene Survey ? Exposure Protection ? Risk to Rescuer ? Barrier Devices Basic Life Support ? Primary Survey and CPR ? Clearing the Airway ? Alternative Ventilation Procedures ? Recovery Position Automated External Defibrillation ? AED Algorithm ? AED Use on Adults ? AED Use on Children ? Chest Preparation & Electrode Pad Placement ? Handover to Advanced Care ? Patient Report Form (PRF) ? Equipment Checks and Troubleshooting

Course Information The Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Automated External Defibrillation Course is designed to train individuals and company staff that require training in basic life support and automated external defibrillation. This course will provide the necessary skills to manage a patient that is unconscious and not breathing normally until the arrival of the emergency services. This course...

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