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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This course is made up of videos, reading materials and an online quiz that students can complete on-line in their own time, prior to attending a single theory reinforcement and practical training and assessment session. 

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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.

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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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Optional Extras

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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