This Level 2 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation training course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to identify and manage situations requiring Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). You will also learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) safely.
This course is a fully accredited QCF qualification. It is regulated by AoFA Qualifications Awarding Body. Our CPR and AED training course also complies with HSE and the Resuscitation Council training recommendations for use of AED's in the workplace.
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This course is open for anyone who wishes to learn about or refresh previous training on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation.
Name: Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF)
Qualification Type: QCF
Guided Learning Hours: 6
Validity: One year
Suitable for: Anyone who wants to get qualified as a CPR/AED user for emergency cases.
1.1 Describe the principles that underpin basic life support
1.2 Explain the circumstances under which resuscitation is performed
1.3 Explain why early intervention is necessary
1.4 Describe different types of cardiopulmonary arrest
2.1 Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation
2.2 Demonstrate compression only resuscitation
2.3 Demonstrate the use of resuscitation barrier devices
2.4 Demonstrate how to manage a choking casualty
2.5 Demonstrate the use of an automated external defibrillator
2.6 Describe the differences when using an automated external defibrillator on a child
3.1 Demonstrate how to place a casualty in the recovery position
3.2 Identify the risks when placing a casualty in the recovery position
3.3 Describe handover and reporting procedures
4.1 Identify when a defibrillator battery requires changing
4.2 Identify when electrode pads need replacing
4.3 Demonstrate how to troubleshoot problems if the automated external defibrillator does not function correctly
5.1 Describe the safety considerations when using AED’s
Theory - Mutliple Choice Tests
Practical - Observation with manikin