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CPR TRAINING & AED COURSE

(Cardiac First Response) HALF DAY

 

Next Open Classes: Wed 31st May, Thurs 15th June, Thurs 29th June – 9am to 1pm

 

Call us on (01) 614 0035 or email: courses@orderofmalta.ie

 

This comprehensive, practically-based half-day course was developed by the Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) as a national standard to ensure that those who suffer cardiac arrest in the community are given the best possible chance of survival. The course is suited to those who may be required to respond to a sudden cardiac arrest, heart attack, choking, stroke or unconsciousness in the workplace, at a sports facility, in the home or in their community. Also, ideal training for personnel in a premises or public building where an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) has been installed.

 

Participants will learn the basic techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), how to use an AED and the action to take in the event of choking for adults and children.  The programme ensures that the all-important chain of survival is intact and that patients receive basic life support before the arrival of the emergency services, without which advanced life support will not succeed.

 

Course Content/Topics Covered

 

•CPR for adults, children and infants
•Safe operation of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
•Choking in adults, children and infants
•Administration of Aspirin
•Assessment for Stroke (FAST Assessment)
•Recovery position
•Heart Attacks and Cardiac arrest
 
 
Course Duration
 
Half Day
 
 
Training Methodology

 

Each of our Cardiac First Responder courses is delivered by an Order of Malta Training Services instructor registered with the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). Our instructors have years of practical experience in front line emergency care and tutoring all levels of learners.

 

Our approach to training incorporates both practical and interactive learning, giving the participants the confidence and ability to put theory into practice and to cope with real-life situations that may arise in the workplace, home or community. The Cardiac First Responder Course is classroom based with a strong emphasis on practical learning through skills demonstration and scenario-based training. As a recognised institution, we comply with the training standards of the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) in the delivery of our courses.

 

Assessment/Evaluation

 

Skills are assessed on a continuous basis throughout the course.

 

Certification

 

Successful completion of a course leads to joint certification by both PHECC and Order of Malta

Ireland as a recognised institution. All participants receive a certificate and wallet-sized certification card which is valid for two years.

 

Course Ideal for

 

•Community Responder Groups
•Workplaces

•Sports Clubs
•Employees of public buildings

•Parents, teachers and child minders
•General public

•Hospitality & tourism sectors

 

 

No. of Participants

 

Maximum of 6 learners per class.

 

Venue

 

This course can be provided at your company premises or at our Training Centre.

 

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Courses

(01) 614 0035

 

Click here for our 2017 Schedule of Open Classes

 

FIRST AID FOR BABIES & CHILDREN (3 Hrs)

Ideal for Parents and Parents-to-be

 

Sat 17th June

Sat 15th July

10am-1pm

€50/person, €90/couple 

  

OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID REFRESHER (1 Day)

 

Thurs 25th May

Thurs 1st June

Thurs 8th June

 

FIRST AID RESPONSE (FAR) – 3 Days

For Occupational First Aiders

 

Mon 22nd – Wed 24th May

Mon 29th – Wed 31st May

Mon 12th – Wed 14th June

 

16th, 23rd, 30th June            (3 Fridays)

 

CARDIAC FIRST RESPONSE (CPR/AED) - 1/2 Day

 

Wed 31st May

Thurs 15th June

 

SAFETY OFFICER (2 Days)

 

Mon 12th & Tues 13th June

 

MANUAL HANDLING (1/2 Day)

 

Mon 29th May

Mon 19th June 

 

Call us on (01) 614 0035 for more details

 

Excellent group rates available for all of our courses