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.

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

    24 February 2020

    Half day, 9 am to 1 pm

    WMC

    Session information

    Sessions

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

      7 April 2020

      Half day, 9 am to 1 pm

      WMC

      Session information

      Sessions

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

        21 May 2020

        Half day, 9 am to 1 pm

        WMC

        Session information

        Sessions

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

            22 June 2020

            Half day, 9 am to 1 pm

            WMC

            Session information

            Sessions

            PHECC CFR
            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.