First Aid Response (FAR) is the new training course developed by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council of Ireland. It has replaced the occupational first aid course and is now the only recognised first aid course of the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) since June 1st 2018. Our three day FAR course can be run consecutively or weekly over three weeks. Upon completion you will have the knowledge and competency to handle any medical emergency that may arise within their realm of training.
- Patient assessment
- 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 and Communications
- Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) for the First Aid Responder
Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:
- Apply the skills learned to deal with life-threatening or potentially life-threatening conditions until emergency medical services arrive
- Provide first aid for conditions not thought to be life-threatening but are necessary to prevent further harm before the arrival of the emergency medical services
- Provide first-aid in any type of environment including the workplace, home and recreational settings
WHO IS THIS COURSE SUITABLE FOR?
CAN THIS COURSE BE DONE ONLINE?
18 hours over three days
Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a two year PHECC Accredited certificate