First Aid Responder

Who is this course for?

This course is designed to provide the learner with the understanding, knowledge and practical skills required to provide and coordinate first aid in the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the HSA and PHECC.


Course Content:

  • Chain of survival (Adults, Infants & Children)
  • The four major threats - Heart Attack, Stroke, Cardiac Arrest, Foregin body airway obstruction
  • AED -(Automated External defibrillator) use
  • Aspirin
  • Incident Management
  • Cardiac Emergencies
  • Patient Assessement
  • Injury management and shock
  • Care of unconscious patient
  • Burns and Electrical injuries
  • Poisonings
  • Common Medical Emergencies

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:

3 Days


Assessment:

Learners will be assessed through Skills Demonstrations and Multiple Choice Question Paper


Certification:

This course incorporates the Pre Hospital Emergency Care Councils Cardiac First Response Course

Certificates awarded are as follows:

  • PHECC First Aid Responder
  • PHECC Cardiac First Response Community
Cost:

€250