Course Details

The Cardiac First Response (Community) course is aimed at members of the public as well as health care professionals. The course meets all the requirements set out by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council.

Course objectives:

On completion of the Cardiac First Response (Community) course participants will have:

  • an understanding of the principles of first response
  • the necessary skills to deal with emergencies
  • essential life saving skills

All participants who pass the course successfully receive a Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council certificate.

    Course Content

    • Cardiac emergencies
    • Aspirin administration
    • Defibrillator (AED)
    • Scene management
    • Respiration and airway obstruction
      Infant / Child / Adult C.P.R.
    • Basic life support

    Duration: 4 Hours

    Participation: Maximum of 8 participants to 1 Instructor

    Certification: 2 Year certification of Competence, recognised by Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council, following successful assessments.