In some first aid situations, the victim’s heart will be beating too quickly or in an irregular manner. In cases like these, an automated external defibrillator, also known as an AED, can be used to shock the person’s heart back into a normal rhythm. In this course, you’ll learn when and how to use an AED, including an automatic AED and a semi-automatic AED.
Topics Covered in This Course:
Explain the first aid to provide if someone suddenly collapses and appears to be unconscious
Explain the first aid to provide if you come upon someone who is unconscious
Explain when to summon emergency medical assistance
Explain what an AED is
Explain what an AED does
List and explain the different basic parts of an AED