First Aid (Basic) & FAR (First Aid Response) Courses now available

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First Aid (Basic)

Programme Duration: 1 Day
Programme Objective: To provide the First Aider with the necessary skills to administer effective first aid in the workplace, to deal with emergencies, to assess and treat injuries and to maintain care and comfort of the casualty until medical treatment can be provided. (Max 10 people)

Programme Aim: To comply with Health and Safety legislation.
Outline Syllabus: There are twelve modules in the basic First Aid Course:
1. Introduction
2. Accident scene management
3. Wounds and bleeding
4. Respiration
5. Heart Attack
6. Asthma
7. Epilepsy
8. Unconsciousness
9. Fractures
10. Burns, scalds and poisons
11. Other medical emergencies
12. CPR and AED Use
13. Course summary

Training Method:

Group Orientated to include lectures, formal talks and demonstrations. These are didactic in nature and place a strong emphasis on the trainer’s expertise and knowledge of subject
Participant Profile: Carefully selected members of staff who have been chosen to form a First Aid team. The team should consist of members of the work force drawn from all areas of the premises ensuring no area is left un-represented
Assessment Method: Ongoing assessment throughout which is Instructor verified. Practice of many first Aid skills, multichoice Written examination and post course evaluation.


First Aid Response (FAR) (Max of 6 learners)

Start & finish time(s): 09.30hrs – 15.30hrs
Programme Duration: Minimum of 3 Days or;
¨ 18 hours contact time with an instructor (does not include breaks)
Learning Outcomes: 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.
¨ Respond in a safe, effective and appropriate manner to such emergencies utilising the First Aid Response skill set.
¨ Record and Report actions and interventions taken while responding to and managing such incidents and during handover to emergency medical services.
¨ Retain a professional and caring attitude in your performance as a First Aid Responder

Programme Aim: To comply with Occupational Health and Safety legislation.
Outline Syllabus: ¨ Patient Assessment
¨ Incident Procedures
¨ Cardiac First Response (Community)
¨ Common Medical Emergencies
¨ Injury Management and Shock
¨ Care of the Unconscious Patient
¨ Hypothermia and Hyperthermia
¨ Information Management
¨ Communications
¨ The Well Being of the First Aid Responder
Training Method: Group Orientated to include lectures, formal talks, demonstrations and Practical elements.
Participant Profile: Employers are required to have a number of certified First Aiders
in the workplace to administer first aid as required by the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and the (General Application) Regulations 2007. The number of First Aiders
required is specified in the HSA Guidelines on First Aid at Places of Work.
Trainer’s Name & brief

Assessment Method: Assessment using the PHECC’s CFR Community assessment sheet and other FAR sheets. A 30 minute, 20 short question written exam; the pass mark is 80%.
Learners who may have difficulties completing the MCQ exam due to literacy or language difficulties will be accommodated. Please inform the instructor either prior to attending the course or soon as possible after starting course so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
Certification: First Aid Response PHECC certificate, valid for two years


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