PHECC First Aid Responder Refresher

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The aim of the course is to refresh learners with the practical skills, knowledge and competence to provide first aid and life-saving support in an accident situation.

23 January 2020 - 24 January 2020

2 days, 09:00 to 16:30

WMC

Session information

Sessions

FAR-R - Day 1
09:30 - 16:30
1 day
    FAR-R - Day 2
    09:30 - 16:30
    1 day
      • €175.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

      13 February 2020 - 14 February 2020

      2 days, 09:00 to 16:30

      WMC

      Session information

      Sessions

      FAR-R - Day 1
      09:30 - 16:30
      1 day
        FAR-R - Day 2
        09:30 - 16:30
        1 day
          • €175.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

          5 March 2020 - 6 March 2020

          2 days, 09:00 to 16:30

          WMC

          Session information

          Sessions

          FAR-R - Day 1
          09:30 - 16:30
          1 day
            FAR-R - Day 2
            09:30 - 16:30
            1 day
              • €175.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

              25 March 2020 - 26 March 2020

              2 days, 09:00 to 16:30

              WMC

              Session information

              Sessions

              FAR-R - Day 1
              09:30 - 16:30
              1 day
                FAR-R - Day 2
                09:30 - 16:30
                1 day
                  • €175.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

                    23 April 2020 - 24 April 2020

                    2 days, 09:00 to 16:30

                    WMC

                    Session information

                    Sessions

                    FAR-R - Day 1
                    09:30 - 16:30
                    1 day
                      FAR-R - Day 2
                      09:30 - 16:30
                      1 day
                        • €175.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

                        14 May 2020 - 15 May 2020

                        2 days, 09:00 to 16:30

                        WMC

                        Session information

                        Sessions

                        FAR-R - Day 1
                        09:30 - 16:30
                        1 day
                          FAR-R - Day 2
                          09:30 - 16:30
                          1 day
                            • €175.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

                            11 June 2020 - 12 June 2020

                            2 days, 09:00 to 16:30

                            WMC

                            Session information

                            Sessions

                            FAR-R - Day 1
                            09:30 - 16:30
                            1 day
                              FAR-R - Day 2
                              09:30 - 16:30
                              1 day
                                • €175.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

                                16 July 2020 - 17 July 2020

                                2 days, 09:00 to 16:30

                                WMC

                                Session information

                                Sessions

                                FAR-R - Day 1
                                09:30 - 16:30
                                1 day
                                  FAR-R - Day 2
                                  09:30 - 16:30
                                  1 day
                                    • €175.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

                                    13 August 2020 - 14 August 2020

                                    2 days, 09:00 to 16:30

                                    WMC

                                    Session information

                                    Sessions

                                    FAR-R - Day 1
                                    09:30 - 16:30
                                    1 day
                                      FAR-R - Day 2
                                      09:30 - 16:30
                                      1 day
                                        • €175.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

                                      Description

                                      Learning Outcomes

                                      • Students must demonstrate a range of competencies in order to achieve the First Aid Response standard. Upon completion of a recognised First Aid Response course the student 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 utilising PHECC Clinical Practice Guidelines.
                                      • Respond in a safe, effective, and appropriate manner to such emergencies utilising the First Aid Response skill set and in accordance with PHECC Clinical Practice Guidelines 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 Content

                                      • Patient Assessment
                                      • Incident Procedures
                                      • Cardiac First Response- Community
                                      • Common medical emergencies
                                      • Injury management and shock
                                      • Care of the unconscious patient
                                      • Burns and electrical injury care
                                      • Hypothermia and hyperthermia
                                      • Information management
                                      • Communications
                                      • The well-being of the First Aid Responder

                                      Assessments

                                      All assessments are carried out in accordance with PHECC requirements.

                                      Participants must complete and pass the following assessments

                                      • Examination: Written or Oral Test
                                      • Practical Test on aspects of the Programme
                                      • CPR
                                      • Defibrillator 

                                      Certification

                                      PHECC First Aid Responder Participants who successfully pass the Assessments will be issued with a Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) First Aid Responder Certificate.

                                      This award is the only first aid certification recognised by the Health & Safety Authority.

                                      The Certificate is valid for two years and indefinitely on attending a two-day Refresher Course every two years.

                                      PHECC is a statutory agency and the regulator for all pre-hospital emergency medical care in Ireland.

                                      Note: All participant will be required to partake in practical exercises which are an essential element of the course. Some of the exercises are on the floor, simulating real life situations. We therefore ask participants to wear practical and comfortable clothing to the course.

                                      Prerequisites

                                      Documentation required:

                                      First time refresher:

                                      • copy of original FETAC/QQI Certificate
                                      • letter from the training facility confirming the date of completed First Aid course

                                      Second time refresher:

                                      • copy original QQI/FETAC certificate
                                      • letter or current certificate confirming date of completed refresher training