Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Awareness
This three hours program is designed for individuals who are responsible to administer First Aid and Basic Life Support (BLS) in their working area
where AEDs are available. This course consist of practical and theoretical activities that enable delegates to use the AED with confidence.
It is always ideal for a participant to have Emergency First Aid at Work course prior to attending an AED. An AED must be used in conjunction with
CPR so a minimum requirement would be a good knowledge of Basic Life Support (BLS).
3.Physical and Stressful Demands
There are no physical and stressful demands in this course, however the delegates will be required to undergo medical screening by completing
appropriate medical screening form provided by QISC in order to ensure that the delegates are fit and well to participate fully.
4.Aims and Objectives
The aim of the AED awareness course is to enable each participant to gain confidence in the use of an AED during an emergency situation.
5.Learning Outcomes / Assessment Criteria
On completion of the training in the use of an AED the participant should be
able to demonstrate the sequence of actions and skills required to use an AED:
Check the risk to the victim, any bystander and yourself
Assess the victim to be unresponsive and not breathing normally
Send someone for the AED and to call for an ambulance
Start CPR unless AED is immediately available
Switch on the AED and attach the pads
Follow the voice prompt
Ensure nobody touches the victim
Safely deliver a shock to the victim
Resume CPR immediately
Minimize interruptions in chest compression
Continue as directed by voice prompts
6.Delegate Performance Assessment / Certification / Validity
Delegate Performance Assessment: This is an awareness course but includes
practical assessment and oral questioning.
Certification: QISC Approved Certification with Three years validity
7.Instructor & Delegate Ratio
8.Duration and Timing
On client premises or
Qatar International Safety Centre (QISC)
Gate No. 9, Building 23, Street 45
Salwa Industrial Area
P.O. Box 23651
10. For more information
Please contact us direct for availability & costs:
Tel: +974 4450 1223
Fax: +974 4450 1220
www.qisc.net / www.madinagulf.com