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FAIB - Automated External Defibrillation - AED course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Automated External Defibrillation - AED course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  First Aid Industry Body (FAIB). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (FAIB) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit FAIB web site

What is the FAIB - Automated External Defibrillation - AED course?

Category: First-Aid

Level: Beginner

Training in the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator to improve the chances of surviving cardiac arrest. Important factors to consider when assessing the risk of cardiac arrest will include the number of people using a facility and the risk of cardiac arrest occurring at the site. Current international resuscitation guidelines advise that evidence supports the establishment of public access defibrillation programmes (with the installation of an AED)

Who is the FAIB - Automated External Defibrillation - AED course designed for?

This course is suitable for people 16 who have a current first aid certificate and want to learn how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) machine.

What subjects does the FAIB - Automated External Defibrillation - AED course cover?

  • Revision of resuscitation
  • Understanding common / relevant cardiac arrhythmias
  • Understanding of an AED and the checks required to ensure it is usable
  • Understanding the use of an AED
  • Practice using an AED using current UK resuscitation council protocols
  • Practice various scenarios where basic life support and defibrillation are required

How is the FAIB - Automated External Defibrillation - AED course assessed?

FAIB - Automated External Defibrillation - AED course dates and locations