CFR_ADVANCEDEmergencyCareCouncil

Cardiac First Responder – Advanced

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A cardiac first responder Advanced level person is trained in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external Defibrillator,( AED,) and can respond to someone who has collapsed.

Suitable for: For those persons working in the emergency medical services, health care professionals.
Certified By: PHECC
Duration: One Day
Preconditions: Must have CFR responder/ Community level
Books Required: PHECC Manual
Certificate Valid For: 2 years
Class Size: 8 maximum
Cost: Contact training@emergencycare.ie or telephone 01-6434757 for further information.

CFR Advanced Syllabus

Practitioner Level
– Introduction & Orientation
– Scene Safety & Body Substance Isolation
– Calling for help & AED Retrieval
– Importance of Early CPR & AED
– Chain of Survival
– Survivor Story
– Success Story
– Initial Assessment (Inc Jaw Thrust)
– Adult C.P.R. (Incl. 2 rescuer for Practitioner)
– Adult AED
– Adult FBAO
– Special situations & AED’s in use
– Barrier Devices
– Recovery Position
– Medical Legal Issues
– Continuity of Care, Communications
– Handovers & Documentation
– Critical Incident Stress Management
– Death and Dying
– Heart Attack & Aspirin in Cardiac Management
– Stroke Cardiac Arrest Expectations
– Initial Assessment – Child
– C.P.R. – Child
– FBAO – Child
– Initial Assessment – Infant
– C.P.R. – Infant
– FBAO – Infant
– Oxygen Therapy and BVM
– Resuscitators
– Cricoid Pressure /Pulse
– Checking/Paedi
– AED/ Discontinuing
– Resuscitation
– CPR & AED Practice and Assessment
– MCQ Paper
– Conclusion

All our instructors are operational fire fighters / paramedics, Health and Safety personnel with a FETAC level 6 qualification and certified instructors.