PHECC Cardiac First Responder Advanced

PHECC Cardiac First Responder Advanced Level Course Cork

  • 95 euros
  • SMA Community Hall, Wilton, Cork

Service Description

​Module 1: Basic Emergency Care Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillation Obvious signs of death and when resuscitation is not indicated Heart attack, Stroke, Cardiac arrest and Choking FAST assessment (Face, Arms, Speech & Time assessment) One-responder, two-responder CPR & Team Resuscitation Carrying out a pulse check within 10 seconds Management of a choking patient who is responsive and then becomes unresponsive Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) 300 mg tablet administration for cardiac chest pain as per the PHECC Clinical Practice Guidelines Post resuscitation care management for patients following return of normal spontaneous breathing Module 2: Airway And Ventilation The component parts of an oxygen delivery system (oxygen cylinders types, regulators demand valve, constant flow meter etc) The principles of safe operation for an oxygen delivery system and correct/safe storage requirements appropriate to circumstances and list potential hazards Learn how to establish, clear and maintain a patent airway using approved airways and suction devices How to administer oxygen in accordance with approved airway and ventilation equipment When oxygen can be administered in accordance with PHECC CPGs and Medication Formulary The legal restrictions/regulations regarding the administration and possession of medical oxygen Module 3: Accessing and Use of an Automated External Defibrillator The functions of an automated external defibrillator (AED) When to use an AED The steps of AED operation The safety precautions for using an AED Steps to check and maintain an AED ​ Module 4: Safety and Communication The links in the chain of survival The importance of calling 112/ 999 How using a RED Card (Request Emergency Dispatch card) can enhance communication The elements of scene safety The benefits of an explicit handover, including documentation as appropriate, between Responders and healthcare professionals The role of the Cardiac First Response (CFR) report and the benefits of collecting information for the out of hospital cardiac arrest register (OHCAR) Patient confidentiality

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations are non-refundable for this course due to the operation costing of this course.

Contact Details


SMA Wilton Parish Centre, Wilton, Cork, Ireland