Course objectives

To be able to assess a patient; demonstrate knowledge of shock advisory defibrillation; administer direct current (DC) shock; provide aftercare of a resuscitated patient; and provide aftercare of a deceased patient

Theoretical & practical training in the correct applications & operation of Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)

To utilise a defibrillator effectively, even an automatic AED requires a level of confidence and training you wont get by reading a book or watching a video alone. Correct placement of the pads, management of risk factors such as jewellery, wet enviornments etc all play an important role in using the AED effectively for the benefit of the patient.