First Aid Responder Refresher

  • Event: First Aid Responder Refresher
  • Date: 15/08/2019
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Venue: The Park Inn by Radisson, Shannon Airport, Shannon, Co Clare
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Description

Successful candidates who have completed the First Aid Responder course must recertify every two years.
The First Aid Responder will possess the following general skills:
• Deal with life threatening or potentially life threatening conditions in the pre-hospital environment until the arrival of emergency medical services.
• Provide First Aid Response for conditions not thought to be life-threatening but which are necessary to prevent further harm before the emergency medical services arrive.
• Provide pre-hospital First Aid Response in a wide range of environments including work, home and recreational settings.
• Display the requisite personal skills including composure, competence and self-confidence while understanding their limitations.

 Course Duration:

2 Days; Thursdays;  August 15th & 29th  

Course Content:

  • Course Content:
    Day 1
    – Introductions
    – Wellbeing of the First Aid Responder
    – Incident Procedure & Patient Assessment
    – Common Medical Emergencies
    – Care of the Unconscious Patient
    – CFR Skills Practice & Assessment

 

  • Day 2
    – Information Management/Communications
    – Injury management & shock
    – Burns & Electrical Injury care
    – Hypothermia & Hyperthermia
    – Skills practice
    – Assessment
    – FAR MCQ Examination
    – Course Evaluation

Assessment:

There is a practical and theory assessment which takes place at the end of Day 2.

Course participants must complete a multiple choice examination paper and a mark of 80% or greater must be achieved to successfully complete the course. There will also be a FAR skills test and a CFR skills test.

Certification:
Successful candidates must re-certify every 2 years.

Please book online

Member €200

Non-Member €270

For more information email Cillian at cgriffey@shannonchamber.ie or call 061 475 854

Please quote Purchase Order number if required on invoice. Cheques should be made payable to Shannon Chamber Skillnet. 

Training Cancellation Policy: Registrants who cancel over 7 days in advance of scheduled training date shall incur no cancellation fee. Registrants who cancel within 7 days of scheduled training date shall incur a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the cost. Registrants who give less than 24 hours notice or fail to attend training will be charged 100% of the full fee.

Shannon Chamber Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and member companies. Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

For further information please visit www.skillnetireland.ie