Saturday, October 21, 2017
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Course Aim: To provide students with the ability to recognise and treat immediately life-threatening conditions such as Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, Stroke or Choking.

Course Structure: The course is run over a 6-8 hour duration and utilises the very latest technology to maximise student learning. The emphasis is on maximum practical skills training. 


Course Content Overview:

  • Early warning signs of Heart Attackfirstresponder
  • Patient Care Reporting
  • Basic principles of medication administration.
  • Recognition of Sudden Cardiac Death.
  • The Chain of Survival
  • Safe use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Adult -Child & Infant.
  • Recognition of Stroke
  • FAST assessment of stroke patients.
  • Choking (Foreign Body Airway Obstruction) Adult Child & Infant.
  • Airway Management, including Advanced Airway Adjuncts
  • Oral Suctioning
  • BVM use
  • Oxygen Therapy

Course Tutors: Instructors are practiced PHECC Practitioners with many years experience in delivering this course.

Course fee: €80 per student.

How to apply: For further information please e-mail or phone (01) 4 966 122 or click Book a Course.