PHECC First Aid Responder

Course Aim:

This 3 Day First Aid Responder Course delivers the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council  standard of First Aid to those who are interested in becoming a First Aider. It revises the  knowledge, practical skills & understanding required to provide appropriate first-aid treatment in  the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007; Part 7, Chapter 2: First Aid Training

 

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course, learners will be able to;

  • Recognise and Assess the causes and effects of sudden illness and/or injury in a pre-hospital environment and call for emergency medical services.
  • React to such pre-hospital emergencies (plus those generated by “Special Circumstances”, to be defined for each SC award), utilising PHECC CPGs.
  • Respond in a safe, effective, and appropriate manner to such emergencies utilising the First Aid Response skill set and in accordance with PHECC CPGs as part of the pre-hospital continuum of care.
  • Record and Report actions and interventions taken while responding to and managing such incidents and during handover to emergency medical services.
  • Retain a professional and caring attitude in their performance as First Aid Responders.

 

Course Programme:

  • Patient assessment
  • Incident procedure
  • Cardiac First Response – Community
  • Commo medical emergencies
  • Injury management and shock
  • Care of the unconscious patient
  • Burns and electrical injury care
  • Hypothermia and hyperthermia
  • Information management
  • Communications

 

Training Methods:

This course is classroom based, delivered by a combination of theory lessons, practical skills and practice sessions. The CFR part of the course takes about 4-5 hours and is DVD led. The assessment will be skills based and a multiple-choice exam is designed to reinforce the knowledge and skills learnt on the course.

 

Who Should Attend?

This course is specifically designed for those staff or individuals with an interest in becoming a qualified First-Aider.

 

Additional Information:

  • Maximum of 6 learners
  • Course duration: 3 Days
  • Successful course participants will receive a Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) First Aid Responder certificate. The certificate will expire after 2 years. 
  • Group discounts available

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