PHECC Cardiac First Responder

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This Cardiac First Response – Community Level course was developed by PHECC, the Pre- Hospital Emergency Care Council, as a national standard for anyone who has to deal with a heart attack, stroke or choking. A Cardiac First Responder can play a vital role in keeping a person alive until they receive expert medical assistance. Equally CPR and an AED are important links in the chain of survival.

11 November 2019

Half day, 9 am to 1 pm

WMC

Session information

Sessions

PHECC CFR 19082019
09:00 - 13:00
4 hours
    • €80.00 excl. 0% - tax exempt

    17 December 2019

    Half day, 9 am to 1 pm

    WMC

    Session information

    Sessions

    PHECC CFR 17122019
    09:00 - 13:00
    4 hours
      • €80.00 excl. 0% - tax exempt

      Description

      Course Content

      • Recognise the signs and symptoms of the four major emergencies:
        • Heart attack
        • Stroke
        • Cardiac arrest
        • Foreign body airway obstruction
      • Recovery position
      • When it is appropriate to use the AED machine
      • Correct operation and use of the AED machine
      • Basic techniques of CPR (Adult/Child/Infant)
      • Barrier devices in CPR
      • Choking – conscious and unconscious
      • Aspirin administration for heath attack
      • Stroke
      • Skills practice

      Assessment

      There is no formal exam however there is continuous assessment throughout the course so full participation in both individual and group exercises is required in order to be considered competent by the Instructor and receive certification.

      Accreditation & Certification

      Accredited by the Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). PHECC is a statutory agency and the regulator for all pre hospital emergency medical care in Ireland.

      Certificate is valid for 2 years.