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Cardiac First Response - Epinephrine (Limerick)

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Cardiac First Response  (Epinephrine)

Course Details:

The Cardiac First Response (Epinephrine) course is aimed at members of the public as well as workers in areas such as education, childcare, hospitality & sports etc. The course meets all the requirements set out by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council.

 

Objective:

On completion of the Cardiac First Response (Epinephrine) course participants will be able to:
 

  • Recognise the signs of a life threatening emergency
  • Respond in an effective, safe and appropriate manner to a life threatening emergency, utilising basic life support skills
  • Retrieve and use, if required, an AED during a cardiac arrest
  • Report and record actions appropriately and handover to emergency medical services
  • React to a life threatening or potentially life threatening anaphylactic reaction

The course includes:
 

  • Cardiac Emergencies.
  •  Aspirin Administration.
  •  Defibrillator (AED).
  • Respiration & Airway obstruction.
  • Infant / Child / Adult C.P.R.
  • Anaphylactic recognition
  • Safe Drug administration
  • Epinephrine Auto-injector administration

Duration: 7hrs

Participation: Maximum of 6.

Certification: 2 Year certification of Competence, recognised by Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council, following successful assessments.