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First Aid Responder – 3 day

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300.00 inc. Vat

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The course is designed to provide the learner with the knowledge, practical skills and understanding required to provide and coordinate First Aid in the workplace. This Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) First Aid Response Course (FAR) is the new First Aid Training Standard for occupational first aid in the workplace recognised by both the Health & Safety Authority and PHECC.

Who is the course intended for?
This course is intended for anyone who wish to become certified First Aid Responder.
Duration:
3 Days. This course runs one day per week over the three consecutive weeks: Thurs 19th May, Thurs 26th May & Thurs 2nd June 2022
Training methodology:
This course is a classroom based and instructor led highly interactive programme utilising a range of training methods: presentation, small group interactions, demonstrations and practical hands-on AED training.
Assessment:
30 minutes Multiple Choice Questions Exam (20 questions); the pass mark is 60% & practical skills assessment
Accreditation/Certification:
On successful completion of this course participants will receive a Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) First Aid Responder Certificate which is valid for 2 years.

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Course Objectives

On the completion of this PHECC certified First Aid Responder course participants will be able to:

  • recognise and assess the causes and effects of sudden illness and/or injury in a pre-hospital environment and call for emergency services
  • react to such pre-hospital emergencies utilising PHECC Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG)
  • respond in a safe, effective and appropriate manner to such emergencies utilising First Aid Response skill set and in accordance with PHECC CPGs as part of the pre-hospital continuum of care
  • record and report actions and interventions taken while responding to and managing such incidents and during handover to emergency medical services
  • retain a caring attitude in their role as First Aid Responder

Course Programme

  • Patient Assessment
  • Incident Procedures
  • Cardiac First Response (CPR & AED, Choking and Stroke)
  • Common Medical Emergencies (Asthma, Diabetes, Seizures, Poisoning, Fainting)
  • Injury Management & Shock (Bleeding, Fractures, Sprains, Strains, Dislocations, Shock)
  • Care of an Unconscious Patient
  • Burns & Electrical Injury Care
  • Hypothermia & Hyperthermia
  • Information management
  • Communications
  • Well-Being of a First Aid Responder

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