HABC LEVEL 2 AWARD IN BASIC LIFE SUPPORT AND THE SAFE USE OF AN AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at individuals wishing to take further training or to develop their knowledge and/or skills in basic fist aid qualification. It is recommended for first aiders in the workplace who have access to a defibrillator.


OBJECTIVES

The candidates will know that cadiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation are an essential part of the chain of survival. The topics covered are seen by industry to be important in maintaining food practice in the safe, quick and effective administration of CPR and AED.


Course Content

  • These include be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally, be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally, know how to safely use an automated external defibrillator and be able to safely use an automated external defibrillator.
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally like Casualty's level of consciousness, ability to breath and how to place an unresponsive casualty in recovery position.
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally: Recognise the requirement of CPR, Performing CPR on a manikin etc.
  • Identifying and safe use of Automated External Defibrillator.
  • Demonstrate the correct placement of AED electrode pads on a manikin Follow AED voice prompts accurately.
  • State the procedure to follow if the casualty shows signs of life and starts to breathe normally.
  • Identify the information required when handing over the casualty to the emergency services.
  • DURATION

    4 hours in total

    Assessment

    This qualification can be assessed by a practical demonstration and written/oral questioning.

    Certificate and Validity

    Level 2 award in Basic Life Support and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) certificate.

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