Basic Life Support with Defibrillation


Upon completion of this chapter you should be able to demonstrate the ability to apply the principles of basic life support in the Immediate Care in Rugby setting to injured/ill players.


  1. Understand the Chain of Survival
  2. Identify potential risks to the Rescuer and accept a safe approach
  3. Understand the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) for adults
  4. Understand the use of AED’s for children