First Aid: Automated External Defibrillator

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The primary focus of this course is the proper use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Use of the AED also includes the correct application of the ABCs of basic life support and basic CPR techniques, which will also be reviewed in this training. Note: This training should not be used as the primary basis for any AED or CPR certification. It is intended to provide the learner with knowledge-based training only and should be accompanied with a performance-based component provided by a qualified instructor. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • identify initial actions to take upon arriving at an accident scene
  • identify actions to take if an accident victim is unresponsive
  • identify the correct action to take when a victim has suffered no trauma, depending on whether he or she is breathing
  • identify the first actions to take in performing rescue breathing
  • identify the correct procedures for chest compression during CPR
  • describe the procedure for using an Automated External Defibrillator
  • identify defibrillation actions to take at each step during a defibrillation procedure


  • Assessing an Emergency Situation
  • Rescue Breathing and CPR
  • Automated External Defibrillator Procedures
  • Proper Defibrillation Procedure Actions