Defibrillation Train the Trainer
Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) are becoming more common place in society, whether in a workplace or a voluntary group. A casualty’s survival rate will dramatically increase if an AED is available and there are appropriately qualified personnel to use it.
This course is of a very practical nature and will enable learners to deliver training in the use of the AED. Not only does this course deal with the use of an AED but it also includes vital training in resuscitation procedures.
Duration of course
A minimum of six contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theory activities.
A range of subjects is covered including:
- Responsibilities and reporting
- Assessment of the situation
- Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
- Paediatric defibrillation
- AED safety
- AED functions
- Defibrillation procedures
- Delivering training
- Effective learning and feedback
The qualification is valid for 1 year from the date of the course finishing.
The course Instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical and oral assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning, as well as the completion of a multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. The Instructor will only award a pass if he/she believes that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the course and successfully completed the question paper.
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.
This course has pre-requisites that the candidates must hold at least an FAW/FPOS certificate and have some experience of delivering training.