Basic life support and safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)

Course Overview

Everyone starting work in the health or social care sector should complete the Care Certificate. This course has been designed to support employees and learners as they undertake the Care Certificate as part of their staff induction programme. It has also received official endorsement from Skills for Care. It is also mapped to units on the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) relating to health and social care qualifications, meaning learners can use the standards they have completed as recognised prior learning.

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Course Content

understand your role
your personal development
duty of care
equality and diversity
work in a person-centred way
privacy and dignity
fluids and nutrition
mental health, dementia and learning disability
safeguarding adults
safeguarding children
basic life support
health and safety
handling information
infection prevention and control

Course Duration

30-60 Minutes


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Course Cost