PHECC Cardiac First Response - CFR Community

This half day, fully certified, course is the first rung on the ladder of pre-hospital emergency care. It teaches all the basic life support skills for victims of stroke, cardiac arrest, heart attack and choking as well as the relevant legal issues and the administration of aspirin.

Course Objectives:

  1. Recognise the signs of a life threatening emergency.
  2. Respond in an effective, safe and appropriate manner, to a life threatening emergency, utilising basic life support skills.
  3. Retrieve and appropriately use, if required, an automated external defibrillator during a cardiac arrest.
  4. Report and Record their actions and interventions appropriately, and handover to emergency medical services.

The key items covered on the course are:

  • An Introduction to Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Heart Disease
  • CPR - Adult
  • Foreign Body Airway Obstruction - Adult
  • AED Operation
  • Stroke – Including FAST Assesmdent
  • Child CPR
  • Child Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
  • Infant CPR
  • Infant Foreign Body Airway Obstruction

Course Modules:

  1. Basic Emergency Care
  2. Access and Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  3. Safety and Communication
Course Participation: 6
Course Duration: Half-day (3.5 - 4 hours)


The course is delivered in accordance with PHECC (Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council) guidelines.
A PHECC certificate valid for 2 years will be issued on successful completion.
€500 for group of up to 6

Contact Imelda directly on 0873429131 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.