Cardiac First Responder Community Level Training

Would You Know What To Do In An Emergency?

This  Cardiac First Responder at Community level course trains a person in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). They can recognise and   respond to someone who has suddenly collapsed.

A cardiac first responder plays a critical role in keeping a person alive until the commencement of expert medical care.

 Training Objectives:

At the end of this IHF/PHECC recognised CFR Community Responder Course, the participant will be able to:

  • Recognise the signs of a life threatening emergency.
  • Respond in an effective, confident, safe and appropriate manner, to a life threatening emergency, using basic life support skills.
  • Retrieve and appropriately use an automated external defibrillator during a cardiac arrest.
  • Effectively report and record their actions and interventions and handover to emergency medical services.

This Course is Designed For:

Cardiac First Responders at Community level to include

  • Citizens and trained members of Volunteer Organisations 
  • Emergency Agencies who may be dispatched or come across the following emergencies: cardiac arrest, heart attack, choking and stroke.

The care management includes, FAST assessment, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for adults, children and infants, AED use and Aspirin administration.

Course Duration: 1 Day

Certification: All successful candidates will be certified in CPR and AED use through the Irish Heart Foundation and Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). Certification is valid for 2 years from date of issue. 

 

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