Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training

Course Description

Automated External Defibrillation (AED) Training is a comprehensive program designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills to effectively use an automated external defibrillator in emergency situations. Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death worldwide, and early intervention with an AED can significantly increase the chances of survival. This course aims to empower delegates to confidently respond to cardiac emergencies and potentially save lives.

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training Maidstone Kent

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
SC01143 years½ DayFormal--

Course Programme

  • Introduction and course overview
  • Understanding Cardiac Emergencies
  • Overview of sudden cardiac arrest
  • Recognizing signs and symptoms
  • Chain of survival
  • Introduction to Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)
  • What is an AED?
  • How does an AED work?
  • AED types and features
  • AED Safety and Maintenance
  • Ensuring safe usage
  • Regular checks and maintenance
  • Troubleshooting common issues
  • Preparing for AED Use
  • Assessing the scene and ensuring safety
  • Communicating effectively with bystanders
  • Activating emergency medical services
  • AED Operation
  • Step-by-step usage instructions
  • Hands-on practice with AED training units
  • Understanding visual and auditory prompts
  • Combining AED with CPR
  • Scenario-based Training
  • Course Evaluation and Conclusion
Care Training Accreditations
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