Email:       training@medicall.ie    
  Phone:  +353 1 496 6933 (Select Option 2)   
  Office Hours:   09:00-17:00, Monday to Friday  


 

First Aid Response Refresher (FAR-R).

Any learner wishing to attend a 2-day refresher course must be able to produce both of the following:

 -   Pro-forma letter or certificate of attendance from previous OFA/FAR instructor which confirms date of training/renewal date. 
 -   QQI (FETAC) certificate/transcript for OFA Level 5 or PHECC FAR certificate.


Learners cannot attend a 2-day refresher if you are unable to confirm/verify previous OFA training (QQI {FETAC} certification) or FAR training (PHECC certification).
Learners must attend a 2-day refresher within 2 years and thirty days of attending their previous OFA course. There are no exceptions. Learners who are out of date for more than thirty days must attend a 3-day course.

This 2-Day course is designed to renew the certification of those who have already completed the Occupational First Aid course or First Aid Response course. The learner outcomes covered throughout the day are:

 -   Patient Assessment 
 -   Respiratory Assessment 
 -   CFR 
 -   Wounds 
 -   Bleeding 
 -   Altered Levels of Consciousness 
 -   Musculoskeletal injuries 
 -   Burns & Scalds 
 -   Chemicals 
 -   Poison 
 -   Electric Shock 


Also covered are any developments in first aid practices, changes in legislation and relevant guidelines.

Students who successfully complete this course will:

 -   Understand the responsibilities of the occupational first aider. 
 -   Be able to provide treatment until discharge or the arrival of medical assistance. 
 -   Be able to provide treatment in the workplace for an injury which does not require further attention. 
 -   Be capable of coordinating First Aid arrangements in the workplace. 
 -   Be familiar with Health and Safety Legislation on First Aid provision in the workplace.

 

Course Fees: €120 per person. Courses can be arranged for groups at our premises or yours. See below for contact details.

How to apply: For further information please e-mail training@medicall.ie or phone (01) 4 966 933 - Option 2.