PHECC Cardiac First Response (Wexford)

The sudden unexpected death of a loved one, work colleague,friend, neighbour or member of your local community is a very distressing and emotional situation to come to terms with. Emotions of grief are often compounded by a sense of ‘if only I could have done something’ or ‘I felt so helpless not knowing what to do’.  Following the sudden death of a person we know and love, people often feel the need to respond in a positive way.  This could be by learning how to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or by fundraising for an automated external defibrillator (AED) for the local community.

 
This course is a comprehensive and practical one day course designed to train personnel in the treatment of a patient with breathing difficulty and/or cardiac arrest and the operation of AED defibrillators for Adult, Child and Infants and deal with heart attack and angina.
 
COURSE OBJECTIVES
 
 
Participants will be trained to develop a very high standard in the delivery of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use.
 
Participants will be practiced under various scenarios, paying particular attention to safety. Choking and Infant emergencies are also taught and practiced.
 
 
EXPECTANT OUTCOMES FOR PARTICIPANTS
 
 
Participants will be able to
  • Demonstrate the initial assessment of a collapsed patient
  • Perform CPR on an adult, child and infant
  • Deal with a choking patient and operated an AED
  • Recognise the signs of a heart attack and stroke and provide treatment for them
 
DURATION: One day
 
 
Contact us on 0818 220 261 or e-mail paidi.manning@socialcaretraining.ie for further details on our first aid courses. 

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