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Automated external defibrillators (AEDs): guidance and policies

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Last updated on 7 December 2016
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Is there advice on defibrillators for schools? This article cites guidance from the DfE and specialist organisations on automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in schools, including on purchasing and installing AEDs. It also looks at examples of policies from schools on using AEDs.

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Contents

  1. 1 Must schools have AEDs?
  2. 2 Purchasing an AED
  3. 3 Setting up an AED in school
  4. 4 Training staff to use AEDs
  5. 5 AEDs are safe to use
  6. 6 Legal issues surrounding the use of AEDs
  7. 7 AEDs in school: policies

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