Advanta Safety

Hedgestown Road

Lusk

Co. Dublin

K45XE93

P: (01) 5253166

E: info@advantasafety.com

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Emergency First Aid

Course Overview

Our one day Emergency First Aid course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to treat a person who is ill or injured.  The course covers all the common medical emergencies as well as the four life threatening emergencies; Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attack, Stroke and Choking.

 

PHECC (Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council) Cardiac First Responder training is incorporated into the programme and so participants will receive two certificates: An Emergency First Aid Certificate and a PHECC Cardiac First Responder Certificate.

The course is suitable for anyone who wishes to gain a better understanding of first aid and feel confident to step forward and help someone in need.

We run regular public courses or alternatively, this course can be delivered onsite for groups.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course participants will:

  • Be able to assess a patient who is ill or injured

  • Be capable of identifying common medical conditions and treating accordingly

  • Be able to recognise and provide immediate treatment for life threatening conditions

  • Know how to react in an emergency situation 
     

Course Programme

Scene Safety & Infection Control

How to react in an emergency situation

Calling the emergency services

Patient Assessment

Cardiac First Response: Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attack, Stroke & Choking

CPR & Defibrillation

Treating an unconscious patient

Medical conditions: Asthma, Epilepsy, Diabetes

Wounds & Bleeding

Fractures, Sprains & Strains

Burns & Scalds

Assessment

Participants will be assessed on their practical skills (CPR & Defibrillation)

Certification

Successful participants receive an Advanta Safety Emergency First Aid Certificate and a PHECC Cardiac First Responder Community Certificate (valid for 2 years)
 

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