Automated External Defibrillator

Every year thousands of people die of sudden cardiac arrest. Take this course and learn the uses of AED  to increase a victims chance of survival with a defibrillator on the scene.

This module on AED describes in detail the theoretical and clinical aspects of using device and its use in managing patient with cardiac complications. Objective: At the end of the course the learner would be able:

  • To understand the basics of AED
  • To demonstrate the steps of using an AED
Facility: Maharishi Markandeshwar Deemed University (MMU), Mullana, Ambal

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AEDs (Automatic External Defibrillators), when used within the first 3-5 minutes of a person suffering a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can dramatically increase a victims chance of survival from currently what is currently less 5% to as much as 70% and higher with a defibrillator on the scene.

An automatic external defibrillator (AED) is a portable device that checks the heart rhythm and can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm.

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