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PHECC Cardiac First Response (CFR) Community Course Programme

The Occupli PHECC Cardiac First Response (CFR) Training Course is a 4 hour training course. It is intended for personnel who wish to become certified providing CFR to patients requiring treatment. 

Topics include: Common problems requiring CFR, administration of aspirin, use of Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), what to do in an emergency situation, CPR for Adults/Children/Infants.



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Duration: 4 hours
Participants: Up to 6 participants

Who Is This Course Intended For?

Personnel who wish to become certified providing CFR to patients requiring treatment.

Course Objectives

On completion of this 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 appropriately use, if required, an automated external defibrillator during a cardiac arrest.
  • Report and record their actions and interventions appropriately and handover to emergency medical services.
Entry Requirements

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.

Course Programme
  • Common problems requiring
  • administration of aspirin
  • user of automatic external defibrillator (AED)
  • what to do in an emergency situation
  • CPR (Adult/Child/Infant)
MCQ Exam
Practical Skills Assessment required
Learners will work in pairs

Cardiac First Response (CFR) Training Course – PHECC Certification


On successful completion of this course participants will receive a Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) Cardiac First Response Certificate and card 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.

Each course is subject to course booking conditions. Please contact our office for further details.

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