Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (QCF)

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Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (QCF)

80.00

This one day qualification is recommended as training for first aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator.
The topics covered are regarded by Skills for Health as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation.

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Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

        1. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
        1.1 Assess the scene for danger
        1.2 Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
        1.3 Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway and check for breathing
        1.4 Demonstrate how to place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position

        2. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
        2.1 Recognise the need to commence Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
        2.2 Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on a manikin

        3. Know how to safely use an automated external defibrillator
        3.1 Identify safety considerations when using an automated external defibrillator
        3.2 List difference in the procedure when using an automated external defibrillator on a child

        4. Be able to safely use an automated external defibrillator
        4.1 Demonstrate the correct placement of AED electrode pads on a manikin
        4.2 Follow AED voice prompts accurately
        4.3 Demonstrate how to combine the use of an automated external defibrillator with minimal interruptions in
        Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
        4.4 Demonstrate the safe delivery of AED shock
        4.5 State the procedures if the casualty shows signs of life and starts to breath normally
        4.6 Identify the information required when handing the casualty over to emergency services