Course Aim: To provide healthcare professionals (Pre-Hospital Practitioners, Nurses, Doctors) with the techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), use of airway adjuncts and the relief of choking for adults, children and infants.
Course Structure: The course is run over a 6 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 Attack
- 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.
- Two-Rescuer scenarios.
- Use of BVM (Bag-Valve-Mask).
- Airway Adjuncts
- Examination by MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) paper and skills assessment.
Course Tutors: Instructors delivering the course are AHA/IHF registered and are all practicing PHECC Practitioners with many years experience in delivering APR/AED training.
Course fee: €80 per student.
Certification: Successful students are issued with an IHF/AHA card, which is valid for two years.