EFR CPR & AED DEFIBRILLATOR COURSE
CPR & AED ½ Day Course & Patient Care Standards
Internationally Recognised Certification
Emergency First Response CPR & AED course follows the emergency considerations and protocols as developed by the members of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR). Current members include the American Heart Association, the Australian Resuscitation Council, and the Resuscitation Council of Asia, and many others.
CPR & AED Course Goals
Learn how to respond to victims of a heart attack or sudden cardiac arrest, unresponsiveness, difficulty breathing, and choking. Prompt and early defibrillation of a patient’s abnormal heart rhythm is vital – even seconds count. An AED is a computerized and portable machine that automatically analyses the cause of the cardiac arrest and if appropriate reliably delivers a shock to the patient in sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).
CPR AED Training Sessions Break Down
1. Theory Lesson (40%)
CPR & AED teaches you the steps and processes for handling life-threatening emergencies. You will learn how to prioritize emergency procedures using the AB-CABS memory word and monitor a patient’s Cycle of Care. This important information and guidelines on critical care emergency is based on the same priorities used by medical professionals.
2. Practical Lessons (60%)
The skill development and mock emergency scenario sessions are delivered by your Emergency First Response Instructor based on real life incidents and may include the following techniques depending on the level of certification you require;
Scene Assessment & Barrier Use
Primary Assessment and Recovery Position
Adult CPR – Chest Compressions
Adult CPR – Chest Compressions combined with Rescue Breaths
Adult CPR and Public Access Defibrillator Use (AED)
Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and AED Use
Infant Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Adult and Child Choking Techniques
Infant Airway Obstruction and Choking Procedures
3. Certifying Examination
Your EFR® CPR & AED course ends with a short multiple choice exam to complete the two year certification.
EFR Automated ExternalDefibrillation (AED) Course Summary
Over half a day (approx 3.5hrs) Our Emergency First Response CPR & Automated External Defibrillation (AED) course builds skills in Primary Care (CPR) and teaches you the proper use of AED. This life saving device can increase a patient’s chance of survival from a cardiac arrest by fifty percent. During this course you’ll review the basic principles of Primary Care (CPR) and learn how to deploy and use an AED in an emergency situation.
If you require a course that must include CPR, AED, Aswell as Secondary Aid, treatment of none life threatening injuries and illness Read about EFR Primary & Secondary Aid Course Training