Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation (QCF)

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation (QCF)

Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation provides learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to use an automated external defibrillator and perform CPR. This may be in addition to their role as a workplace first aider.

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Qualification Title:
QNUK Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation (QCF)


Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN):
601/3214/0


LEVEL
2


Credit Value
1


Duration
6 Hours (One day)


Age
16 or over


Valid for;
3 years


Pre Requisties
There are no knowledge pre-requisites for this qualification. WCT does recommend however, that learners have a minimum of Level 1 literacy or equivalent. Learners should be a minimum of 16 years old on commencing the programme. Learners must be physically capable of undertaking the practical elements of the assessment


Course Content Summary
  • Understand basic life support requirements
  • Describe the principles that underpin basic life support
  • Explain the circumstances under which resuscitation is performed
  • Explain why early intervention is necessary
  • Describe different types of cardiopulmonary arrest Be able to demonstrate basic life support techniques and automated external defibrillator use in line with current national guidelines
  • Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Demonstrate compression only resuscitation
  • Demonstrate the use of resuscitation barrier devices
  • Demonstrate how to manage a choking casualty
  • Demonstrate the use of an automated external defibrillator
  • Describe the differences when using an automated external defibrillator on a child Be able to demonstrate postresuscitation procedures
  • Demonstrate how to place a casualty in the recovery position
  • Identify the risks when placing a casualty in the recovery position
  • Describe handover and reporting procedures Be able to carry out basic user maintenance and troubleshoot problems with an automated external defibrillator
  • Identify when a defibrillator battery requires changing
  • Identify when electrode pads need replacing
  • Demonstrate how to troubleshoot problems if the automated external defibrillator does not function correctly Understand the safe use of an automated external defibrillator
  • Describe the safety considerations when using AED’s


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From; £45 Per Person
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