Defibrillation & Airway Management


For Batch of 10 only.

This Defibrillation and Airway Management training course is for people who wish to learn how to use an automated external defibrillator (A.E.D.).

The device can be used to administer measured electric shocks to people in cardiac arrest and is the best way of increasing the chance of survival and includes airway management.



Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Heart conditions
  • Basic life support and cardio pulmonary resuscitation
  • Understand the principles of defibrillation
  • UK Resuscitation Council guidelines
  • Safe use of an AED
  • Familiarise with using an AED
  • Plenty of practice time operating an AED
  • Review chain of survival
  • Shockable rhythms
  • How oxygen therapy can be used in addition to resuscitation
  • Predicting difficult airways
  • Non-technical skills in airway management
  • Management of a difficult airway