For Theatres

AED Training for Theatres

This course is based on the basic AED training course with additional aspects to suit the theatre environment, such as utilising the equipment within the auditorium or on stage. This training can lead to prompt action for the casualty, raising the chance of survival from 5% to 80%. This can also be run as a combined course with Basic Life Support for a duration of 4 hours. Please contact the office for additional information and costs.

Who should attend?

All employers have a legal duty under the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations to make First Aid provisions within their workplace, and this course will help in meeting this duty. First aid courses of this type are suitable for anyone who is nominated to use an AED in an emergency situation.

What will they learn?

The successful candidate will learn how to recognise a cardiac arrest, how to administer basic CPR (Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation), and the use of a portable Automated External Defibrillator.

The course also covers the difficulties presented within a theatre environment, including a systematic approach to patient evacuation from seating in the auditorium, or from the stage.

Course content

  • CPR
  • Recovery position
  • Heart attacks
  • Insight into different equipment
  • Using AED equipment
  • Gaining access to casualties in difficult locations
  • Preparing for the arrival of the emergency services
    • Point of contact
    • Arrival point

Certificate

    All Candidates receive an RB Health and Safety Solutions AED Certificate valid for 3 years on successful completion of the course.
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  • Duration: 3-4 hours
  • Max candidates : 16
  • Price: South East £441.00 / London £541.00
  • Fee information: N/A
  • Assessment: Practical Skills Assessment
  • Accredited by: First Aid Industry Body