This first aid response course in Cork by the Irish Red Cross will be held in the SMA Wilton Community Centre. The Centre is adjacent to Cork University Hospital and is easily accessed by bus routes. The course is recognised by the Irish Health and Safety Authority and covers participants in the event of a workplace accident.
The course is a foundation level first aid course, it teaches participants to provide first aid assistance to a person who becomes suddenly unwell or injured until the arrival of the emergency medical services.
It is recommended that for every 20 employees three are trained as First Aid Responders. It is worthwhile training a group of staff members in this area to ensure there is cover when employees are on leave.
Certificate: PHECC Cert valid for 2 years
Modules Covered: Patient Assessment, Incident procedure, Cardiac First Response Community, Common medical emergencies, Injury management and shock, Care of the unconscious patient, Burns and electrical injury care, hypothermia & hyperthermia, information management, communications and the wellbeing of the first aider.
For more information email: [email protected], call 01-642-4679 or lo-call 1890-502-502