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Heartsaver CPR & AED


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Heartsaver CPR & AED

Half Day Training Course 

Background

 

Each year in Ireland 5,000 people die from Cardiac Arrest. The Irish Heart Foundation / American Heart Foundation design CPR (CardioPulmonary Resuscitation) courses as part of a programme to decrease deaths. This Heartsaver/CPR/AED course trains people to carry out effective CardioPulmonary Resuscitation to increase the victim’s chance of survival.

Learning Outcomes

 

On successful completion of this training course, delegates should be able to:

 

  • Give CPR to an adult and child. Show how to help a choking victim.
  • Use an automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Tell how to give CPR and use an AED on an adult and child. List signs of choking and tell how to help a choking victim. Tell how to activate the emergency services
  • Tell how to answer dispatcher’s questions.  

Who Should Attend

 

As CPR can save a life, it is recommended that everyone should be trained in CPR, and use of an AED.

 

The max class size is limited to 6 people. Larger groups can be catered for with additional instructors 

Course Programme

 

This course covers CPR and AED.  This Heartsaver programme runs over 3 hours including skills assessment. It is a hands-on course using manikin practice and DVD. This watch-then-practise method of teaching has been proven to improve skills and knowledge retention.

 

Industry specific additions can be made to this course in the area of First Aid ie Burns, fractures.

 

At end of course formal skills assessment takes place. 

Course Accreditation/Assessment

 

This course is accredited by the Irish Heart Foundation.

 

Delegates who successfully complete the course and pass the skill assessment will receive an Irish Heart Foundation “Heart Saver/CPR/AED Card” which is valid for two years. 

Course Tutor

Skills4Life

Course Times

9.00am - 12.00pm (These can be adjusted to suit your requirements)

In-House Courses

For In-House courses, the tutor will contact you in advance to discuss the course programme in more detail in order to tailor it specifically for your organisation.

Course Manual

Delegates will receive a very comprehensive course manual.

This course is available exclusively on an In-House basis.

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