Cardiac First Responder (CFR)

Cardiac-First-Responder-Epi-Pen-Training-1Cardiac First Response Advanced Level Practitioner – Epinephrine (Adrenaline) auto- injector Administration, Salbutamol (By inhalation) &  Glucagon (By intramuscular injection)

Course Content

  • Patient Assessment
  • Cardiac Emergencies
  • Accessing and Use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Respiration & Airway obstruction.
  • Basic life support.
  • Use of Face Mask Barrier Devices
  • Recovery (safe airway) Position
  • Aspirin Administration for Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Scene Management, Safety & Communication


Learning Outcomes

Cardiac-First-Responder-Training-KitRecognise the signs of a life-threatening emergency

Respond in a safe, effective and appropriate manner to a life threatening emergency, utilising the basic life support skills

Retrieve and appropriately use, if required, an automated defibrillator during a cardiac arrest

Record and Report actions and interventions appropriately and handover to emergency medical services



Assessment using the PHECC (Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council) CFR Community assessment sheet.

Upon successful completion of the course and assessment, participants are presented with a CFR Certificate, accredited by (PHECC) Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council  which is valid for two years.