PUAOPE010 Operate an automated external defibrillator

The PUAOPE010 Operate an automated external defibrillator in an emergency involves the skills and knowledge required to treat a casualty using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to defibrillate at an emergency, including the before and after procedures.

It will include using techniques for the administration of an AED according to industry standards and regulatory body guidelines and following AED medically endorsed protocols which may involve working with or without other personnel whilst engaged in the resuscitation.

The unit is applicable to personnel who will be assessing casualty and develop management plans, checking equipment, attaching and operating equipment and recovering and restoring equipment. It is appropriate for personnel from emergency services and/or organisations that provide a medically supervised first aid service.

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    PUAOPE010 Operate an automated external defibrillator

    PUAOPE010

    PUAOPE010 Operate an automated external defibrillator in an emergency

    This unit covers the competency required to operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) to defibrillate a casualty in an emergency situation.

    The PUAOPE010 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.

    To book a group session for your workplace, school or club contact us

     

    In this Unit the student will learn to:

    1 Check equipment

    Pre-use check of safety and effectiveness of equipment is undertaken, in accordance with organisational procedures and manufactures’ instructions

    Minor faults are diagnosed and repairs are carried out to restore equipment to working order, in accordance with organisational procedures and manufactures’ instructions

    Faults and defects are reported and recorded, in accordance with organisational procedures and manufactures’ instructions

    2 Attach and operate equipment

    Equipment is set up, in accordance with organisational procedures and manufacturers’ instructions

    Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is attached and operated according to manufacturers’ guidelines and safety procedures

    Work is undertaken cooperatively with whilst conducting resuscitation techniques using an AED

    3 Recover and restore equipment

    Equipment is disinfected or discarded, in accordance with organisational procedures and manufacturers’ guidelines

    Equipment is charged, stored and safeguarded against damage or loss, in accordance with organisational procedures and manufacturers’ guidelines

    Reports are completed and submitted to appropriate personnel

     

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    No add-ons, Add First Aid/CPR, Add CPR, Add Asthma, Add Anaphylaxis, Add CPR & Asthma, Add CPR & Anaphylaxis, Add Asthma & Anaphylaxis, Add CPR, Asthma & Anaphylaxis

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