AED Defibrillator Training IHF


Course Background:

The provision of automated external defibrillators (AED’s) in workplaces to assist in the prevention of sudden cardiac death should be considered.Using an AED defibrillator is one of the vital links in the “chain of survival”. Ideally, wherever there is an occupational first aider in a workplace, provision of an AED should be considered. The training of other employees who are not occupational first aiders in the use of AED’s is also encouraged.

Course Content:

  • Introduction
  • Patient assessment
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Automated external defibrillator
  • Recovery position
  • Airway obstruction
  • Heart attack / aspirin
  • Stroke
  • Critical incident stress management
  • Handover

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this course you will be confidently able to:

  • Assess the scene
  • Assess the injury
  • Deal effectively with common injuries

This Course is Designed For:

People wishing to certify in the use of AED defibrillator.

Training Methodology:

This course is classroom based it is highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning.

What to Bring to This Course:

While pens and paper will be supplied, participants are free to bring their own. Participants should wear comfortable clothing for practical activities.

Duration of the Course:

3 ½ Hours.


A maximum of 6 per course.


On completion of this course, participants receive an IHF (Irish Heart Foundation) certificate.

Upcoming Course:

AED Defibrillator Training IHF courses run in Dublin. View dates


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