Workshop: CPR / Automated External Defibrillator Training (AED)

Course ID - CTD0733        

Short Title: CPR with AED     

 Audience    Staff
Length of Workshop:        8  hours 
Prerequisite     none

Designed to teach CPR skills for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of an automated external defibrillator
(AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO).  The course includes background materials, instructional methodologies and a videotaped overview of cognitive information, video taped skills demonstration and practice, instructor-led practice scenarios and peer practice sessions.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the links in the AHA Chain of Survival, including the importance of the following: 1.Activating the appropriate emergency response system (phoning 911 or other response system) 2. Performing CPR 3. Using a barrier device 4. Providing bad-mask ventilation 5. Providing early defibrillation 6.Ensuring the arrival of early advanced care by activating the appropriate emergency response system (phoning 911 or other response system).
  • Describe the steps of CPR. This includes 1. When to start CPR 2. When to start rescue breathing, including ventilation with a barrier device and bag mask ventilation (with and without oxygen) 3. How to check for normal breathing or signs of circulation 4. The ABC sequence of CPR 5. When and how to use an AED 6. The signs of severe or complete FBAO 7. How to relieve FBAO in the responsive and unresponsive victim.
  • Describe the sign of 5 major emergencies in adults: 1. heart attack 2. stroke 3. cardiac arrest 4. respiratory arrest 5. FBAO
  • Describe strategies to prevent sudden infant death syndrome in infants and injuries in children
  • Rescue breathing using mouth-to-mouth ventilation, mouth-to-barrier device ventilation (with or without oxygen), and bag mask ventilation with oxygen for adult, infant, and child victim
  • Perform 1 and 2-rescuer CPR for adult, infant, and child victims
  • Use of an AED for victim >8 years of age (and approximately 25 kg or more)
  • Give relief of FBAO in the responsive and unresponsive victim of any age



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: CTD0733 
Course Title: CPR for Security
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.