Cardiac First Response - PHECC Accredited




Who is this course for?

The course is a certified course and provides training in CPR and the use of a defibrillator (AED) in addition to the treatment of other cardiac illnesses. This course is designed for thos who have no previous experience of responding to a cardiac event.

General Aims

The course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to respond to and assist at any medical or trauma incident. Implementing the chain of survival and applying care to the standards set down by the Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council.

Method of Delivery

The course will utilise both theory and practical learning which will encourage student participation and feedback and ensure strong knowledge of practical skills.

Duration

1 Day. This course is available as the 1st day of all Occupational First Aid/Emergency First Responder and Emergency Medical Technician courses. Referring to dates for these courses will guide you as to availability of this training.

Assessment

Learners will be assessed through skills demonstrations and a multiple choice theory exam.

Certification

This course incorporates the Pre Hospital Emergency Care Councils Cardiac First Responder Course and certification will be made at the appropriate level.

Certificates awarded are as follows:

- PHECC Cardiac First Response

Cost

€80

General Course Content Overview

Below are just some of the topics covered on this course:

- Chain of Survival (Adults, Children, Infants)
- CPR
- The 4 major life threats: Heart Attack, Stroke, Cardiac Arrest, Foreign Body Airway 
Obstruction
- A.E.D. (Automated External Defibrillator) use
- Aspirin



Our instructors are mobile and can travel to deliver a course to groups on site at any location nationwide.

Course Dates for Galway:

CFR Community - Course Fee €60.00 (9.30am - 1.30pm)

February 8th 2017
March 15th 2017 
April 5th 2017 
May 10th 2017 
June 7th 2017 



2 Day CFR Instructor Course - Course Fee €800.00

24th and 25th of May 2017 

with at least 3 additional days of mentoring and monitoring