First Aid Responder Refresher

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The aim of the course is to refresh learners with the practical skills, knowledge, and competence to provide first aid and life-saving support in an accident situation.

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2 days, 09:30 to 16:30, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

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Session 1 - Thu 19-Oct-2023
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      Session 1 - Thu 16-Nov-2023
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          Session 1 - Thu 07-Dec-2023
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              Session 1: Thu 01-Feb-2024
              09:30 - 16:30
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                Session 2: Fri 02-Feb-2024
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                    Session 1: Thu 29-Feb-2024
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                        Session 1: Thu 21-Mar-2024
                        09:30 - 16:30
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                          Session 2: Fri 22-Mar-2024
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                            Session 1: Thu 25-Apr-2024
                            09:30 - 16:30
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                              Session 2: Fri 26-Apr-2024
                              09:30 - 16:30
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                                Session 1: Thu 23-May-2024
                                09:30 - 16:30
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                                  Session 2: Fri 24-May-2024
                                  09:30 - 16:30
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                                    Session 1: Thu 27-Jun-2024
                                    09:30 - 16:30
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                                      session 2: Fri 28-Jun-2024
                                      09:30 - 16:30
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                                        2 days, 09:30 to 16:30, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

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                                        Session 1: Thu 25-Jul-2024
                                        09:30 - 16:30
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                                          session 2: Fri 26-Jul-2024
                                          09:30 - 16:30
                                          1 day
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                                          Description

                                          Learning Outcomes

                                          • Students must demonstrate a range of competencies in order to achieve the First Aid Response standard. Upon completion of a recognized First Aid Response course the student will be able to:
                                          • Recognize and Assess the causes and effects of sudden illness and/or injury in a pre-hospital environment and call for emergency medical services.
                                          • React to such pre-hospital emergencies utilizing PHECC Clinical Practice Guidelines.
                                          • Respond in a safe, effective, and appropriate manner to such emergencies utilizing the First Aid Response skill set and in accordance with PHECC Clinical Practice Guidelines as part of the pre-hospital continuum of care.
                                          • Record and Report actions and interventions have been taken while responding to and managing such incidents and during handover to emergency medical services.
                                          • Retain a professional and caring attitude in their performance as First Aid Responders

                                          Course Content

                                          • Patient Assessment
                                          • Incident Procedures
                                          • Cardiac First Response- Community
                                          • Common medical emergencies
                                          • Injury management and shock
                                          • Care of the unconscious patient
                                          • Burns and electrical injury care
                                          • Hypothermia and hyperthermia
                                          • Information management
                                          • Communications
                                          • The well-being of the First Aid Responder

                                          Assessments

                                          All assessments are carried out in accordance with PHECC requirements.

                                          Participants must complete and pass the following assessments

                                          • Examination: Written or Oral Test
                                          • Practical Test on aspects of the Programme
                                          • CPR
                                          • Defibrillator 

                                          Certification

                                          PHECC First Aid Responder Participants who successfully pass the Assessments will be issued with a Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) First Aid Responder Certificate.

                                          This award is the only first aid certification recognized by the Health & Safety Authority.

                                          The Certificate is valid for two years and indefinitely on attending a two-day Refresher Course every two years.

                                          PHECC is a statutory agency and the regulator for all pre-hospital emergency medical care in Ireland.

                                          Note: All participants will be required to partake in practical exercises which are an essential element of the course. Some of the exercises are on the floor, simulating real-life situations. We, therefore, ask participants to wear practical and comfortable clothing to the course.

                                          Prerequisites

                                          Important: 

                                          In order to complete the PHECC refresher course, certifications must be within date and not expired in compliance with PHECC guidelines.  Scans of your certification must be sent prior to the course start to admin@wmcgalway.com

                                          Documentation required:

                                          First-time refresher:

                                          • copy of original FETAC/QQI Certificate

                                          Second-time refresher:

                                          • copy original QQI/FETAC certificate