Defibrillation (AED) Information Session

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Course Summary

The Defibrillation AED course recognises that every year there are approx. 30,000 cases of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) within Australia, with the majority occurring outside a hospital setting. The average ambulance response time in metro areas is 11 minutes and chances for survival decrease by 10% with each passing minute after SCA, making access to a defibrillator vital. A heart attack and SCA are two different conditions and the only treatment from ventricular fibrillation (the most common form of SCA) is defibrillation.

Learning Objectives

      Automated External Defibrillation (AED) course provides individuals with the knowledge and skills to enable them to effectively use an AED as part of the resuscitation process to a victim who has suffered a cardiac arrest.
    • The chain of survival
    • Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)
    • Resuscitation techniques
    • Safety issues relating to the AED
    • Maintenance and use of the AED
    • Perform CPR in line with ARC guidelines

Course Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this Defibrillation AED course. Students must be at least 14 years of age at the time of attendance.

Course Details

The face to face training is 2.5 hours and covers both theory and practical aspects of Defibrillator Training.

Group Training

Apply First Aid provides discounted training for groups of 10-22 students at your office or workplace.
The Defibrillation (AED) course can be customised to meet your industry requirements. Apply First Aid also provides an Advanced Management System to notify clients and students when certificates are due to expire, ensuring staff are always compliant.

Qualification Issued

Upon successful completion a certificate of attendance will be issued.

Enrolment Confirmation

Once enrolled, Healthcorp (on behalf of “Apply First Aid”) will email students a Defibrillator course training booking confirmation with venue details, maps, course requirements and terms of enrolment.

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