Online Automated External Defibrillation

Everyone should know how to use these! This superb online course will teach you how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) whether you are a member of the public, or a healthcare professional.

What does this course teach?

The course you are about to undertake covers the key elements of safe and effective automated defibrillation of a cardiac arrest victimWritten to the Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK) guidelines, join our growing international community of life savers. You will find AED’s in super markets, railway stations, airports and many other locations. This course will ensure you are able to safely and effectively use this valuable life saving equipment and make the difference for someone whose life is in grave danger.

Who should subscribe to this course?

Our experience tells us that everybody should be able to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This vital life-saving equipment delivers a controlled electric shock to a heart which is no longer beating correctly (cardiac arrest). The use of an AED is the single most effective treatment for cardiac arrest. Every minute we wait to use this equipment the victims chance of survival reduces by 10%. Many people around the world are trained, including police and security officers, firefighters, teachers, flight attendants and lifeguards. Used in in schools, health and leisure clubs, community centers, local communities, offices, homes and many other locations.

Price £23.99 – More than one person to train? Multiple licences available

Course content

  • Introduction
  • Course Information
  • Types of AED
  • Sequence actions
  • Pad Placement
  • Oxygen use and CPR
  • Following AED Prompts
  • AED use by Health Care Professionals
  • Storage of AEDS
  • Use of AEDs in children
  • Public Access Defibrillation (PAD)

Course duration and certification

Complete this course in less than 30 minutes!

To complete this course you will undertake an end of course test, consisting of 16 multiple choice questions, where the pass mark is set at 75%. Simply complete the learning content and proceed to assessment at your very own pace.