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Cardiac First Responder – Instructor

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The Cardiac First Responder Instructor Training Course is conducted over two days. Following the two-day training, candidates must complete three CFR courses ~ 1st as an assistant instructor, 2nd as lead instructor with supervising instructor present, 3rd as a sole instructor being assessed. On of successful completion, candidates qualify as an Instructor. This qualification is certified by PHECC (the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council).

Course Syllabus

Day 1

– Introduction & Orientation
– Role of the Instructor & Student Motivation
– Concept of Life long Learning and Training Audit
– Structuring Training
– Mind Mapping & Lesson Plans
– Presentation Skills
– Aids to Learning
– Practical Sessions ~ Devise, Plan & Implement
– Confirming the Learning & Remediation
– Course Administration
– Use Of the PHECC CFR DVD
– Epidemiology
– Anatomy & Physiology
– Heart Attack & Aspirin in Cardiac Management
– Continuity of Care, Communications, Handovers & Documentation
– Critical Incident Stress Management, Death & Dying
– Medical Legal Issues
– Practitioner Issues
– CFR Course Presentation Overview
– Presentation Development Practice (CPR/AED Subjects)
– Summary / Day 2 Task Allocation

Day 2

– Introduction & Reorientation
– Adult, Child and Infant C.P.R. & Adult AED Skill Sessions – Student presented in allocated rotation
– Introductory Topics including Chain of Survival
– Special Situations & AED in use
– Assessment & Evaluation
– MCQ & Skill Teaching Assessment

Contact training@emergencycare.ie or telephone 01-6434757 for further information