CFR – Glucagon

Training Courses

CFR – Glucagon

This Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) certified course is aimed at rescuers who will also be responsible for administering glucagon to a casualty with hypoglycaemia.

It will equip participants with the skills and knowledge required to respond to a variety of life-threatening emergencies, including Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, Stroke, Choking and hypoglycaemia. Each student receives a handout and CPR mask.

Please note, registration with www.hpra.ie as a ‘Listed Organisation’ is required to purchase and store emergency medications.

Content

  • Patient Assessment
  • Recognition of Heart Attack, Stroke, Cardiac Arrest and hypoglycaemia.
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Choking
  • Safe administration of Aspirin
  • Safe use of a glucometer
  • Safe adminstration of glucagon.
Training Glucagon
Things to know about this course

Course Type: CPR/AED/ CPR/AED

Duration: 1 Day

Certification: PHECC 'Cardiac First Response - Glucagon' certificate

Number of Students: 6 Max per 1 Instructor

Recertification: Course must be repeated every 2 years