First Aid Responder Course

Start date: 21/10/2020

Duration: 3 Days

Location: An Chuasnóg, Baile Ard, Spiddal

Certificate: Certified by PHECC (Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council)

Cost: €250

Course code: N/A

Programme overview

This course can be offered in-company or will be open to individuals at various times during the year. For more information or to book this course contact info@greasannamean.ie.

This course offers appropriate training to individuals and groups who require a first aid skill set including cardiac first response. Designed by PHECC it meets first aid and basic life support (BLS) requirements that a person known as “First Aid Responder” may encounter. On completion The First Aid Responder is able to assess and manage patients who become suddenly ill or injured in the pre-hospital environment until the arrival of emergency medical services (EMS)

The course aims to equip learners with the practical skills, knowledge and competencies to - provide first aid and life-saving support in an accident situation.
NOTE: This course replaces the old QQI Occupational First Aid Course.

The course will cover:

o   Patient Assessment

o   Incident Procedures

o   Cardiac First Response- Community

o   Common medical emergencies

o   Injury management and shock

o   Care of the unconscious patient

 

o   Burns and electrical injury care

o   Hypothermia and hyperthermia

o   Information management

o   Communications

o   The well-being of the First Aid Responder

o   Assessments

Participants who successfully pass the assessments will be issued with a PHECC First Aid Responder Certificate. The certificate is valid for two years and indefinitely on attending a Refresher Course every two years

PHECC (Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council) is the statutory agency and the regulator for all pre-hospital emergency medical care in Ireland.

3 days –  7th 8th & 9th May

9.30am-4.00pm

An Chuasnóg, Baile Ard, Spiddal, Co. Galway