Private and Public Cardiac First Responder Refresher Training Course –

– Dublin Cork Ireland

Cardiac First Responder Refresher (CFR)

Cardiac First Responder Refresher

Upcoming course dates & locations: 

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Call +353 (0)21 206 6006 . Alternatively,  you can email to secure your spot!

Pricing per course attendee: € 185 

This 4 hour Cardiac First Responder (CFR) course delivered by Foley Safety Solutions provides you with the essential knowledge and skills necessary to provide immediate assistance to a person who has suffered a cardiac arrest, this includes use of the defibrillator. As well as,  other life-threatening heart conditions. 

The following topics are covered in the CFR course: 

First Module: Basic Emergency Care  

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillation 
  • Obvious signs of death and when resuscitation is not indicated 
  • Heart attack, Stroke, Cardiac arrest and Choking 
  • FAST assessment (Face, Arms, Speech & Time assessment) 
  • One-responder and two-responder CPR Resuscitation 
  • Management of a choking patient who is responsive and then becomes unresponsive 
  • Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) 300 mg tablet administration for cardiac chest pain as per the PHECC Clinical Practice Guidelines 
  • Post resuscitation care management for patients following return of normal spontaneous breathing 

Second Module:  

  • Steps of AED operation 
  • Functions of an automated external defibrillator (AED) 
  • When to use an AED 
  • Safety precautions for using an AED 
  • Steps to check and maintain an AED 

Third Module:  

  • The links in the chain of survival 
  • Importance of calling 112/ 999 
  • How using a RED Card (Request Emergency Dispatch card) can enhance communication 
  • Elements of scene safety 
  • Benefits of an explicit handover, including documentation as appropriate, between Responders and healthcare professionals 
  • Roles of the Cardiac First Response (CFR) report and the benefits of collecting information for the out of hospital cardiac arrest register (OHCAR) 
  • Patient confidentiality

Certification: PHECC Cardiac First Responder Course CFR Course valid for 2 years

The course includes both theoretical and practical components, including hands-on training in CPR, AED use. As well as other important cardiac first response techniques. Participants will learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of cardiac arrest and other heart conditions. In addition, they will learn how to respond quickly and effectively to provide lifesaving assistance. 

Who Is This Course Intended For? Personnel who wish to become certified providing Cardiac First Responders [CFR] to patients requiring treatment. 


Upon successful completion of the CFR course, attendees will be able to provide immediate care to a person experiencing a cardiac emergency This includes administering CPR, using an AED, and managing the person’s airway and breathing. On successful completion, attendees will receive a PHECC certificate that is valid for two years. 

Duration: 4 hours
Participants: Up to 6 participants 

There is no specific entry criterion including a minimum age for undertaking the course. However, a course participant should be mature enough to comprehend the knowledge, skills and implications associated with defibrillation and have a maturity to complete assessment to receive certification 

Want to arrange training for a private group? Contact us today!  View all information on our public or private refresher courses are click HERE. For more information on PHECC courses contact them here.

To book Cardiac First Responder [CFR] training please contact us on +353 (0)21 206 6006 or email

Private group courses also available.  

View all our EHS Training Courses HERE

You can also visit the PHECC website for more information.

To book Cardiac First Responder [CFR] Refresher training please contact us on +353 (0)21 206 6006 or email

Cardiac First Responder Refresher

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