Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support

Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (CPRAED)

One of the most important reasons for studying CPR is that you’ll be able to identify the emergency and what needs to be done. While CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, teaches skills that could save the life of an adult, child or baby that has stopped breathing, having trouble breathing or a person suffering a cardiac arrest, other procedures like how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED), how to identify chocking and the management of it in adults, children and babies is also covered in this course.

  • Chain of survival
  • Adult, Child and Baby CPR
  • Chest compression only CPR
  • Vomiting / hygiene during CPR
  • The Anatomy of the heart
  • Heart Attack / angina
  • The heart’s electronical system
  • Ventricular fibrillation – VF
  • Heart rhythms
  • Resuscitation with an AED
  • Using AED’s on children
  • Recovery Position
  • AED safety
  • Maintenance of AED’s
  • AED signage
  • Reporting the use of an AED
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Chocking in Adults
  • Children and babies

This is a classroom-based instructor lead course. Involving hands-on practical learning. The classroom learning is facilitated by the instructor using PowerPoint presentation, scenario-based learning, open discussions and formative and summative assessment. Each learner will receive a CPR/AED Manual which can be used during the course and is theirs to keep post course.

Assessment – There are a series of practical assessments throughout the course as well as a question paper at the end of the course.

This qualification is designed to be run over 4 hours and is valid for a period of 2 years. The learner needs to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.

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