PHECC Community First Responder

Duration: 1 Day Course

Max Persons: 6

Brief Description: The aim of this course is to equip the candidate with the knowledge, skills and attitude to bring students to a level of competence of CFR for adults, infant and child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use. Additionally to develop skills for the relief of foreign body airway obstruction as well as the administration of aspirin for cardiac chest pain.

As the course names suggests it is aimed at anyone in the community. As approximately 14 people die each day from sudden cardiac arrest it is important that people learn these potentially life – saving skills.

Course Content:

  • The Chain of Survival
  • Adult CPR
  • Child CPR & Infant CPR
  • Use of AED on Adult, Child & Baby casualties.
  • Choking techniques for Adult, Child & Baby casualties
  • Heart Attacks & use of Aspirin
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Stroke

Qualification Achieved: PHECC (Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council) Community First Responder Certificate