Over 150,000 people die from Cardiac arrests in the UK each year.
Many could be saved if their heart is defibrillated (shocked back into rhythm) within five minutes. An Automated External Defibrillator - with a trained operator - at the site of a sudden cardiac arrest can raise the chance of survival from 5% to 80%.
No previous First Aid knowledge is necessary. This course is suitable for anyone interested in furthering their emergency skills, or who takes part in an organised First Aid Scheme. For health care workers this course serves as a basic module.
4 hours including assessment.
A certificate valid for 180 days is presented to those successfully completing a practical assessment. Medical guidelines and best practice recommend AED Requalification every 6 months to ensure operator skills are ready to cope with an emergency.
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