Using an AED - Defibrillator
CPR training HLTAID001 covers the competency required to operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) to fibrillate a casualty in an emergency situation.
This unit includes advanced techniques for management of the administration of an AED in line with the requirements of the Australian Resuscitation Council and State and Territory regulatory bodies.
The unit also involves working with personnel who are engaged in the resuscitation of the casualty.
Application of the Unit
The application of this unit in the workplace covers administration of an AED according to a medically endorsed protocol, working with or without other personnel while engaged in the resuscitation of a casualty.
The unit is typically relevant for personnel from emergency services and/or volunteer organisations or organisations that provide a medically supervised first aid service.