Basic Life Support 2

Aim: To ensure that the candidate has the necessary skills to successfully operate an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and improve their BLS skills with an understanding of the logic behind it.

Theory Level: Moderate

Skill Level: High

Prerequisites: BLS1

Award: Certificate.

Validity: 2 years

Test Items

All skills and knowledge in BLS1.

Understanding of Ventricular Fibrillation
Definition of Death
Return of Spontaneous Circulation
Precautions when using AED
AED maintenance
Patient Handover & Care Report Forms
Recovery Position

Note: Training MANIKIN and AEDs should be used.