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.

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2 days, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

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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
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      2 days, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

      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

          2 days, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

          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

              2 days, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

              WMC

              Session information

              Sessions

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

                    2 days, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

                    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

                        2 days, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

                        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

                            2 days, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

                            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

                                2 days, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

                                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

                                  Important: 

                                  In order to complete the PHECC refresher course, certifications must be within date and not expired in compliance with PHECC guidelines.  Scans of your certification must be sent prior to the course start to admin@wmcgalway.com

                                  Documentation required:

                                  First time refresher:

                                  • copy of original FETAC/QQI Certificate

                                  Or

                                  • letter from the training facility confirming the date of completed First Aid course

                                  Second time refresher:

                                  • copy original QQI/FETAC certificate

                                  And

                                  • letter or current certificate confirming date of completed refresher training