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Online Healthcare Provider CPR Course

Our CPR/AED courses include Adult, Child and Infant techniques. Additionally, our CPR certification course includes training on the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Our Healthcare Provider courses cater to all healthcare professionals, including the bag mask technique and two-person CPR. The Healthcare CPR/AED certification is valid for 2 years.

Chapter 10: AED

An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) machine shocks the heart and enables it to restart with a normal rhythm. The AED device will instruct you step-by-step, and will tell you to push a button if it determines that a shock is required.

A diagram will show you where to place the pads and when to restart compressions. If a second rescuer is present, he / she can help to attach AED pads while the first rescuer continues to perform CPR.

Video Demonstration

Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

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  1. Turn the AED “on” and follow the instructions given through voice commands. They should be self-explanatory.
  2. An AED device should only be used on adults and children who are 8-years and older.
  3. The survival rate for a cardiac emergency patient increases to almost 30-70 percent if an AED is used in a timely manner.
  4. Do not touch the person whi