The Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council, PHECC CFR Advanced, PHECC CFR

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  • About this course

    A cardiac first responder is a person trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) who can respond to someone who has suddenly collapsed. A cardiac first responder plays a critical role in keeping a person alive until the commencement of expert medical care.

    A cardiac first responder may be part of the emergency medical services, a healthcare practitioner or a member of the public who has undertaken a Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) recognised course within the last 2 years. CFR Community level is the pre or co-requisite for entry to PHECC’s Emergency Care (Special Circumstances) courses.

  • Entry Criteria

    There is no specific entry criteria including a minimum age. However, a course participant must be mature enough to comprehend the knowledge, skills and implications associated with defibrillation and have a maturity to complete assessment to receive certification. This course is delivered in English as such an acceptable level of English to assimilate and relay the information in the course is required. For further information see our English Language policy

  • Course Duration

    This course takes approximately 5 hours to complete.

     

  • Course Modules

    • Patient Assessment
    • CPR: Adults, Children & Infants
    • Use of an AED (Defibrillator)
    • Identification of: Heart attack, Stroke, Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
    • Management of: Heart attack, Stroke, Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
    • Administration of Aspirin
  • Certification

    Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a Pre-hospital Emergency Care Council Cardiac First Responder certificate valid for two years. 

  • Assessment

    Learners will be continually assessed throughout the course on the practical skills acquired on the course. There is a practical skills formative assessment as per PHECC assessment sheets on this course.

  • Whats included

    Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council Certificate

    CPR Pocket mask

    Cardiac First Responder Manual

    Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council Red Card

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Dermot Murray DX2 Training Solutions

Dermot Murray

Lead Instructor
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Dermot is a qualified advanced paramedic with a diploma in Emergency medical technology from Northeastern University and an higher diploma in Emergency medical science from UCD. Along with Dermot’s many years of clinical practice he also holds a Cardiac First Responder Advanced Instructor certificate and a diploma in continuing education and training from NUIM.

Dan Davern, Dan Davern

Dan Davern

Instructor
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Dan is a qualified paramedic with a diploma in Emergency medical technology from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and a graduate diploma in emergency medical science from UCD. Along with Dan’s many years of clinical practice he also holds a Cardiac First Responder Advanced Instructor certificate and a diploma in continuing education and training from NUIM.

Troy Taylor DX2 Training Solutions

Troy Taylor

Instructor
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Troy is a qualified paramedic with a diploma in Emergency medical technology from Northeastern University USA. Along with Troy’s many years of clinical practice he also holds a Cardiac First Responder Advanced Instructor certificate.

Paul McGurrell DX2 Training Solutions

Paul McGurrell

Instructor
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Paul is a qualified paramedic with a diploma in Emergency medical technology from Northeastern University USA. Along with Paul’s many years of clinical practice he also holds a Cardiac First Responder Advanced Instructor certificate.

Dave Connolly DX2 Training Solutions

Dave Connolly

Instructor
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Dave is a qualified paramedic with a diploma in Emergency medical technology from Northeastern University USA. Along with Dave’s many years of clinical practice he also holds a Cardiac First Responder Advanced Instructor certificate.

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