First Aid Responder CourseSU Life Skills
- First Aid Responder (FAR) Course (formerly Occupational First Aid Course)
This three-day course is recognised by PHECC. It is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide emergency first aid in the workplace and in the home. This course is perfect for anyone who hopes to act as first aider in their place of work, community group, voluntary organisation and in the home. It is also a fantastic introduction to emergency care.
The Course Provider is The Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI)
Define the First Aider and list their aims
List the 4 responsibilities of the First Aider
List 4 life threatening conditions
List the 3 factors used to make a provisional diagnosis
Describe approach & action at an emergency
List the three primary methods of spreading infection
Describe how to call the emergency services
Describe primary and secondary survey
Introductions: PHECC Education & Training Standards for First Aid Responder Level; Incident Procedure: Cardiac First Responder Course; The Wellbeing of the First Aid Responder.
Patient Assessment; Care of the Unconscious Patient; Injury Management and Shock; Burns and Electrical Injury Care.
Common Medical Emergencies; Hypothermia and Hyperthermia; Communications; Information Management; FAR Course Written Exam and Remediation; Skills Assessment.
Assessment & Certification:
Independent Assessments / Examinations are held on Day 3 of the course.
The certification now comes from ESTI as a PHECC certificate not a QQI certificate as before. All our instructors are registered with PHECC & OFAAA and our course is run to H.S.A. standards
Cost: €100 (Usual cost €160)
Venue: Meeting Room 1 & 2, upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn
Time: 9am – 5.30pm
Dates: Fri 18th Oct, Fri 25th Oct and Fri 1st Nov
Max: 8 students per tutor.