Pulse 8′s four hour Cardiac First Responder course is designed to follow the national standards laid down by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council.
Our fully qualified instructors will ensure each student has the competency and confidence to deal with a range of life threatening emergencies for Adults, Children and Infants in addition to being able to effectively give CPR & use a defibrillator.
What is Cardiac First Response?
- Survivor’s & Success Story
- Chain of Survival
- Being a Responder
Approaching an Accident
- Assessing the Area
- Making the Area Safe
- Giving Emergency Aid
- Getting Help
- Calling an Ambulance
- Assessing the Casualty
Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest & CPR
- Heart Attack
- Aspirin Administration
- Dealing with Cardiac Arrest!
- Adult, Child & Infant CPR
Automated External Defibrillation
- What is Defibrillation?
- AED use inc. Special Precautions
- Adult AED/CPR
FBAO – Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
- Choking in Adults/Children/Infants
- Choking & Unconsciousness
- Recovery Positions
Legalities in First Aid Provision
- Clinical Indemnity
- Infection Prevention & Control
- Team Concept
- Handover & Documentation
Successful students will receive a Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC)
Cardiac First Response certificate valid for 2 years.
Students will also receive a PULSE 8 certificate for 2 years.
“Free pens, Handouts and books on all our courses”