Basic Life Support For Healthcare Providers
This internationally-certified, 2-year course equips any healthcare professional working in hospitals or clinical settings with the skills to recognise sudden cardiac arrest in all age groups, activate the appropriate emergency response, and commence CPR in a timely manner with the use of an AED as soon as it becomes available.
This is a hybrid BLS course with 2 parts:
- Part 1: self-directed online learning time (approx. 3 hours)
- Part 2: skills-based training in the Croi Heart & Stroke Centre, Galway (2 hours)
- Where: Croí House
- When: Friday, January 20th, from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Heart Saver AED Course
The complete Heartsaver AED Course takes approximately three and a half hours to complete and teaches the basic techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and the relief of choking for adults, children and infants.
The Heartsaver AED course follows a practice-while-watching video format and is led by instructors who will provide feedback and guide you through the lessons and help improve your CPR technique as you practice on a manikin.
Participants who can demonstrate high quality CPR at the end of the course will receive an IHF/AHA Heartsaver AED course certificate which is valid for two years.
- Where: Croí House
- When: Friday, January 20th, from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Cardiac First Responder (CFR) Qualification
Who is this course designed for?
This certified course is designed especially for people working in community settings, parents, school teachers and members of the general public. This course is not suitable for healthcare professionals (such as doctors, nurses, physiotherapists) working in hospitals or clinical settings.
- How to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in adults, children and infants.
- How to manage choking in all age groups
- How to recognise and manage a heart attack
- When and how to administer aspirin correctly
- How to recognise a stroke and what action is required
- How to manage an unconscious person, including use of the recovery position
Contact Croí for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org