Public Access Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
Electrical defibrillation is well established as the effective therapy for cardiac arrest, the most important determinant of survival being the time from fibrillation to delivery of the first shock. Today the widespread deployment of Automated External Defibrillators (AED's) is considered a realistic strategy for reducing death rates due to heart malfunction.
No previous experience is necessary. This qualification is suitable for anyone wishing to develop their basic life support skills.
MWS offers the ITC developed training programme and accredited qualification. Which both follow the current Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines.
1 day (initial training)
3 hours (annual revalidation)
MWS staff follow a rigorous in-house training and verification programme to stay current. The qualification content follows current Resuscitation Council guidance and is approved by ITC Medical Director, Dr V. Reay.
Brief Historical Introduction
Vital Signs & Basic Life Support.
BLS Scenarios & Choking
Chain of Survival.
Dealing with Aftermath.
Modern equipment and training methods.
An easy to follow course manual per person.
Certificate with valid lifetime of 3 years - (regular refresher training is strongly advised)
Course fees for candidates vary according to location, venue etc.
Click the course programme for details and cost of courses.