Resuscitation Council (UK)

Debrillators

AED use - skills assessment

 

Skill
The participant
Yes
No
Activate AED
Demonstrates switching AED on
   
Attach electrodes
Demonstrates attaching electrodes in acceptable positions
   
Analyse rhythm
Allows rhythm analysis without touching victim or AED
   
Deliver shock
Demonstrates rapid and safe delivery of a single shock (including visual check and verbal instruction to stand clear)
   
Following shock
Resumes CPR immediately, as guided by the voice prompts, starting with chest compressions
   
CPR
Minimises interruptions in chest compressions
   


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