First Aid Response Refresher

This 2 day First Aid Refresher training course is PHECC approved and intended for anyone who wishes to maintain their certification.
The Health & Safety Authority (HSA) now recognises the PHECC First Aid Response (FAR) training course as meeting the needs of occupational first aid. The FAR Standard was developed by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) an independent statutory body who set the standards for education and training for pre-hospital emergency care in Ireland.

Course Overview

Course Content:
• Patient assessment
• Incident procedure
• Cardiac First Response – Community
• Commo medical emergencies
• Injury management and shock
• Care of the unconscious patient
• Burns and electrical injury care
• Hypothermia and hyperthermia
• Information management
• Communications

This is a 2 day Course. If completing a Webinar, you will be contacted to confirm your choice of Day 2 in a Classroom
2 days

Available Dates

start date:
30/07/2021 (9:00 am)
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start date:
30/07/2021 (9:00 am)
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start date:
19/08/2021 (9:00 am)
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Who is this course for
This course is for employees or individuals interested in renewing their qualification as a First-Aider.
Course Aim
Upon completion of a recognised First Aid Response course the student will be able to:
• Recognise and Assess the causes and effects of sudden illness and/or injury in a pre- hospital environment and call for emergency medical services.
• React to such pre-hospital emergencies utilising PHECC CPGs.
• Respond in a safe, effective, and appropriate manner to such emergencies utilising the First Aid Response skill set and in accordance with PHECC CPGs as part of the pre-hospital continuum of care.
• Record and Report actions and interventions taken while responding to and managing such incidents and during handover to emergency medical services.
• Retain a caring attitude in their role as First Aid Responders.
The learning objectives in the Standard refer to the management of adults and children unless stated otherwise. Consideration is given when delivering the course to using ‘Plain English’ to explain medical or clinical terms for responders who do not regularly interact with the pre-hospital emergency environment.
Course Objectives
First Aid Responder Refresher course participants will be able to:
• Demonstrate up-to-date practical skills
• Explain new developments in First Aid
Course Requirements
Valid PHECC First Aid Response certificate. The course must be refreshed prior to the expiry date. Proof of certification required.
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