A Cardiac First Responder (CFR) is a person trained to a minimum level of basic life support in CPR and the use of an AED/defibrillator, who attends an actual or potentially life threatening emergency such as a cardiac arrest, heart attack, stroke or choking.
This half day course is designed to give the participants the knowledge and skills to provide CPR to people in cardiac Arrest. This course also covers the use of an AED.
Who should attend:
People who want to be trained in CPR and Defibrillator skills. Especially those working in the health care sector and those involved in Social & Residential Care.
On completion of this course participants will be able to:
- Provide treatment for preserving life or minimising the consequences of injury until the arrival of medical aid
- Understand the responsibilities of CPR and Defibrillator use