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First Aid Responder 

Course runs on 3 Saturdays
Course Details: 

STAC has designed our First Aid Response Course to be produce highly confident First Aiders with the skills and knowledge to provide care until arrival of emergency services. The course is focused on practical skills and scenario training, this is backed up with the theory sessions to provide the solid foundation of knowledge and understanding.

  • A replacement for Occupational First Aid
  • Recognised by Health & Safety Authority from 1st November 2016
  • Meets all the requirements of the current Health & Safety Standards and requirements for employee training.
  • Develops a preventative approach to accidents and incidents within the workplace. 

Objective: 
On completion of the First Aid Responder course participants will have the skills to:  
•    deal with life threatening or potentially life threatening conditions in the pre-hospital environment until arrival of emergency medical services.
•    provide First Aid Response for conditions not thought to be life-threatening but 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 home and recreational settings.
•    display the requisite personal skills including composure, competence and self-confidence while understanding their limitations.


The course includes: 
- Incident management

- Cardiac emergencies

- Patient Assessment

- Injury management & Shock

- Care of Unconscious Patient

- Burns & Electrical injuries

- Poisonings

- Common Medical emergencies

- Adult C.P.R. & AED

- Infant C.P.R & AED

Duration: 3 Days 
Student: Instructor Ratio   6:1
Certification: 2 Year certification of Competence, from Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council recognised by Health & Safety Authority, following successful assessments.