Healthcare institutions have an obligation to provide an effective resuscitation service and to ensure that their staff receive training and regular updates for maintaining a level of competence appropriate to each individuals employed role.
It is recommended that the clinical staff update their resuscitation skills annually.
Automated External Defibrillation
“In health care environments where an AED is available, it is important that all staff who may be called on to use it are trained and that their qualifications are kept up to date.”
(Standards for Clinical Practice and Training).
Simply First Aid offers an initial training course or a 2 hour refresher in the use of AED’s as part of the resuscitation protocol.
As well as your ongoing professional development have you considered your legal requirements under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. You will need to carry out a first aid needs assessment to determine what level of cover you require. For more information check out First Aid at Work.
Whatever you decide on…you can be sure that Simply First Aid will deliver the best course for you.