Cardiac First Response – Advanced The Cardiac First Response (CFR) Advanced course provides students with Basic Life Support skills to enable them to respond to a variety of life-threatening emergencies and includes more advanced skills such as using supraglottic airways and bag valve masks. Content
  • Adult single rescuer and two-person CPR
  • Child and Infant CPR
  • Using of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Using Oropharyngeal (OPA) and supraglottic airway devices
  • Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (Choking)
  • Aspirin Administration
  • Using a Bag-Valve Mask (BVM)
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Post-Resuscitation Care
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
Hearts Safety Contact Us Today Duration 1 Day   Entry Criteria Minimum Age is 18. Entry to the CFR Advanced level is aimed at persons who may be working in the emergency medical services, fire and rescue services or a healthcare professional working in healthcare facilities or in the community.   Assessment Multiple choice question paper exam of 25 questions; 80% pass mark. Skills will be assessed using PHECC’s CFR Community and Advanced assessment sheets.   Remediation Remediation is performed in line with our Assessment and Remediation Policy. Please contact us for a copy.   Certification Heartsafety Solutions/ PHECC CFR-Advanced Certificate valid for 2 Years   Considerations Regular refreshment of skills is recommended (at least yearly). If there is concern about maintaining competency in all the required CFR Advanced skills, the CFR Community level may be more suitable   Materials All participants are supplied with the PHECC Cardiac First Responder manual, PHECC Red Card and a CPR pocketmask each.   CPD Credits CPD credits may apply, please check with awarding body: 6 External CPR Credits (Irish College of General Practitioners) 5 Continuing Education Units ( An Bord Altranais Category 1)