First Aid Responder Limerick (FAR) Training Course – PHECC
The Chris Mee Group First Aid Responder Limerick (FAR) Training Course is PHECC approved and is a 3 day training course intended for personnel who wish to become certified occupational first aiders in their workplace. Topics include: First Aid practice; responsibilities of a first-aider; hands-on patient care; contacting the emergency services and much more. See dates and booking links below.
** PLEASE NOTE** If your PHECC First Aid Responder (FAR) Training Course certification has expired between March 2020 and March 31st 2021, you may complete the 2 day FAR refresher course to maintain FAR certification.
Duration: 3 Day
Participants: Up to 8 participants
Each course is subject to course booking conditions. Please contact our office for further details.
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Who Is This Course Intended For?
Personnel who wish to become certified first aiders in their workplace.
First Aid Responder (FAR) Training Course – PHECC Certification
First Aid Responder (FAR) Training Course – PHECC Objectives
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Display skills related to the delivery of a first aid response
- Assist in the recovery of people suffering medical emergencies
- Provide adequate cover before emergency services arrive
- Provide first aid in the workplace amongst other environments
There is no specific entry criterion including a minimum age for undertaking the course. However, a course participant should be mature enough to comprehend the knowledge, skills and implications associated with defibrillation and have a maturity to complete assessment to receive certification.
• Patient Assessment
• Incident Procedures
• Cardiac First Response (CFR) Community
• Common Medical Emergencies
• Injury Management & Shock
• Care of an Unconscious Patient
• Burns & Electrical Injury Care
• Hypothermia & Hyperthermia
• Information management
• Well-Being of a First Aid Response
MCQ Exam + Skills Assessment (x5)
On successful completion of this course participants will receive a Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) First Aid Responder Certificate which is valid for 2 years. PHECC are the regulator for emergency medical services (EMS) in Ireland and their role is to protect the public. The Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) is an independent statutory agency with responsibility for standards, education and training in the field of pre-hospital emergency care. PHECC also maintain a statutory register of EMS practitioners.