Course Code and Title: 22101VIC Course in Automated External Defibrillation
Award Issued: Statement of Attainment for Course in Automated External Defibrillation – 22101VIC
Recertification: 3 Years (Australian resuscitation Council advises that CPR be refreshed annually)
Duration: 4 Hours
Course Description: Automated External Defibrillation is a short course designed to develop skills and knowledge to provide automated external defibrillation until the arrival of medical assistance.
Objectives:Graduates of the Course in Automated External Defibrillation will be able to operate and use Automatic External Defibrillators in emergency situations until the arrival of medical assistance.
- The legal aspects of First Aid
- Assess a First Aid scenario including:
- Management of unconscious non-breathing casualty
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation CPR
- Operation of Automated External Defibrillators
- Equipment maintenance
- Infection control
Assessment: Assessment will be performed progressively throughout the course using demonstrations of practical skills, scenario’s and short answer theory questions.
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