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BLS Heartsaver AED

BLS ManikinsThe Heartsaver AED (HS-AED) course is a comprehensive Basic Life Support course specifically designed to teach lay rescuers to deal with a life-threatening emergency. The course covers Adult & Child CPR, ventilation with a pocket face shield or a resuscitation face mask and Adult & Child Choking.

It also teaches the safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This modular type of training programme is designed to promote a flexible approach to widespread lay rescuer training.

The HS-AED course is recommended for lay rescuers who could be called upon to deal with a life-threatening emergency.

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It is intended for all lay rescuers but is particularly suitable for those who are expected to respond to emergencies in a wide variety of settings, including in-hospital and pre-hospital settings.

These lay rescuers may include (but are not limited to) Occupational First Aiders, Qualified Lifeguards, Firefighters, Military Personnel, Garda Siochana, Electricity and Power-Generation Workers, First Responders, Postal Workers, Commercial Airline Crews, Security Personnel, Golf Club Members and Staff, Family Members of High-risk Patients, Sports Coaches, Banking Staff and other lay rescuers who have access to an AED.

Eligibility Checklist

  • There are no specific criteria. Anyone may take this course
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Instructor & DVD-led skills demonstration and practice sessions that include:

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  • One-rescuer Adult CPR
  • One-rescuer Child CPR
  • Use of resuscitation face masks & face shields
  • Adult & Child recovery position
  • Adult & Child choking (conscious and unconscious)
  • AED Introduction
  • Safe and effective use of an AED
  • Skills group practice
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Actively participate in, practice and complete all skills.

Demonstrate competence in performance on manikins using the American Heart Association’s critical skills checklists while performing the following skills…

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  • Adult & Child One-rescuer CPR
  • Adult & Child One-rescuer CPR with the AED
[/unordered_list] [/toggle] [toggle title_open=”Close Me” title_closed=”Certification” hide=”yes” border=”yes” style=”default” excerpt_length=”0″ read_more_text=”Read More” read_less_text=”Read Less” include_excerpt_html=”no”]Participants who successfully complete the course, including the skills evaluation, will receive an American Heart Association / Irish Heart Foundation Heartsaver-AED provider course completion card (credential). This accreditation is recognised in over 50 countries throughout the world[/toggle] [/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last] [toggle title_open=”Close Me” title_closed=”Instructors” hide=”yes” border=”yes” style=”default” excerpt_length=”0″ read_more_text=”Read More” read_less_text=”Read Less” include_excerpt_html=”no”]Our instructors come from an Irish healthcare setting and all remain in day-to-day clinical practice. They are regarded as experts in their field and have a proven ability to teach. CODE BLUE is a registered and approved Irish Heart Foundation / American Heart Association training site. Course certificates are only issued to approved and registered training sites where the currently certified Instructors carry full public and professional liability insurance.[/toggle] [toggle title_open=”Close Me” title_closed=”Course materials” hide=”yes” border=”yes” style=”default” excerpt_length=”0″ read_more_text=”Read More” read_less_text=”Read Less” include_excerpt_html=”no”]

The following combination of HS-AED courses and materials are available…

GOLD COMBINATION

  • The comprehensive HS-AED course as outlined above
  • Heartsaver AED Student Manuals with student CD-ROM
  • An individual resuscitation face mask for each participant

SILVER COMBINATION

  • The comprehensive HS-AED course as outlined above.
  • Heartsaver AED practice sheets
  • An individual resuscitation face mask for each participant

BRONZE COMBINATION

  • The comprehensive HS-AED course as outlined above
  • Heartsaver AED practice sheets
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All Code Blue courses are eligible for CPD/CME points. The exact number of points you can claim depends on what your occupation/speciality is.

This course is eligible for up to 4 hours of face-to-face CPD.

More information on Medical Council and An Bord Altranais

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