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The Heartsaver AED Course teaches you the basic techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and the relief of choking for adults, children and infants. An AED is a computerised defibrillator which analyses the heart rhythm of a person in cardiac arrest and uses voice prompts to advise you if a shock is needed. The AED is an important link in the chain of survival and this course teaches you how to use them effectively.

Suitable for: Everyone
Certified By: Irish Heart Foundation / American Heart Association
Duration: Half Day
Preconditions: None
Books Required: Leaflet provided
Certificate Valid For: 2 years
Class Size: 6 maximum
Cost: Contact training@emergencycare.ie or telephone 01-6434757 for further information.

All our instructors are registered with the Irish Heart Foundation, American Heart Association, PHECC and FETAC.

HeartSaver AED Syllabus

Introduction & Orientation
Calling for help & AED Retrieval
Importance of Early CPR & AED
Adult, Child & Infant Initial Assessment
Adult, Child & Infant CPR – Compressions & Breathing
Adult & Child AED
Adult, Child & Infant Choking
Questions
Course Conclusion