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Cardiac First Response CPR/AED

imgae of heart with pulse for Cardiac First Response Training Course Community level MKD Health & Safety KilkennyCardiac First Response Course (PHECC Community Level)

  • Assess a patient who has collapsed
  • Call the Emergency Medical Services
  • Perform CPR on an Adult, Child & Infant
  • Recognise the signs of choking and the appropriate techniques to clear the airway.
  • Place an unconscious patient who is breathing in the Recovery Position
  • Use an AED safely
  • Recognise the signs of a heart attack and give aspirin to the patient
  • Carry out a FAST assessment for a patient who may be having a stroke

Practical AED training/assessment. PHECC certificate which lasts for two years.

 

Emergency First Aid

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  • Role of the First Aider
  • Scene Safety
  • Patient Assessment
  • Basic Life Support
  • CPR
  • Wounds, Bleeding & Shock
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Fractures
  • Burns, Scalds & Electric Shock

This course is designed for anyone who wants to gain knowledge of Emergency First Aid, successful candiates can act as support for First Aid Responders in the workplace. 

First Aid Response 3 Day Workplace First Aid

image of First Aid symbol and AED symbol for FAR 3 day first aid course First Aid Response, the new workplace 3 day first aid course, replacing Occupational First Aid as the new HSA standard.

  • Patient Assessment
  • Incident Procedures
  • Cardiac First Response (CPR & AED, Choking & Stroke)
  • Common Medical Emergencies (Asthma, Diabetes, Seizures, Poisoning & Fainting)
  • Injury Management & Shock (Bleeding, Bone Injuries, Sprains, Strains & Dislocations, Shock)
  • Care of the Unconscious Patient
  • Burns & Electrical Injury Care
  • Hypothermia & Hyperthermia
  • The Well-Being of the First-Aid Responder
Paediatric First Aid

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  • Scene Safety
  • Patient Assessment
  • Child/Infant CPR
  • Choking Emergency
  • Wounds & Bleeding
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Fractures
  • Burns & Scalds
  • Medical Emergencies, including - Asthma, Meningitus, Croup

This course is suitable for parents, childcare professionals and anyone who takes care of infants and children

Sports First Aid

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  • Scene Safety
  • Patient Assessment
  • CPR/AED
  • Wounds & Bleeding
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Fractures
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Concussion

This course is suitable for GAA clubs, coaches, teachers and all involved in sport and pitchside first aid. Training can include the PHECC certified CFR course.