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Automated External Defibrillators

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

Description

Discusses heart function and cardiac arrest, describes the AED and its use, and identifies special considerations in its use.

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Automated External Defibrillators (AED)

Goal: to understand how the AED works and what it is for

 

Table of Contents

  1. Heart Function
  2. Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  3. The Chain of Survival
  4. Description of AED
  1. Use of AED
  2. Special Considerations
  3. Legal Issues

 

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • name the four links in the American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • describe the role of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) in a cardiac arrest situation
  • list the four general steps used to operate an AED
  • discuss three special conditions which may occur during AED use

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

1 - Healthcare

Learning Outcomes

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • name the four links in the American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • describe the role of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) in a cardiac arrest situation
  • list the four general steps used to operate an AED
  • discuss three special conditions which may occur during AED use
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington