This course will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude to train others to be PHECC registered cardiac first responders. It also forms a core part of the occupational first aid instructor’s course.
Administration of aspirin
Stroke assessment (FAST Assessment)
Critical incident stress awareness
Cardiac First Responder Report (CFRR) and legal indemnity issues
Explain the role of PHECC
Explain the chain of survival demonstrate adult and child CPR
Demonstrate the correct use of an AED
Demonstrate adult and child foreign body airway obstruction
Explain critical incident stress management
Demonstrate the correct administration of oxygen using a BVM
Explain the steps required in dealing with a stroke and heart attack
Demonstrate the recovery position
This Course is Designed For:
All employees wishing to become cardiac first responders. This course is also a prerequisite when qualifying to teach occupational first aid.
This course is classroom based; it is highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning.
What to Bring to the Course:
While pens and paper will be supplied, participants are free to bring their own. Participants should wear comfortable clothing for practical activities.
Duration of the Course:
A maximum of 10 per course
On completion this course, participants will be certified as PHECC registered cardiac first responder instructors.
Cardiac First Responder Instructor course run in Kildare. View dates