Cardiac First Response

The Irish Red Cross provides Cardiac First Responder training courses, which is accredited by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council for industry and the public. This course combines the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (A.E.D) with Basic Life Support Skills (C.P.R.)

Topics covered include

  • Angina & Heart attack
  • Administration of aspirin
  • Cardiac arrest
  • The chain of survival
  • CPR
  • The recovery position
  • Use of an AED
  • Stroke

This course is run over 4 hours. Upon successful completion of the course students are awarded the joint PHECC and IRC certificate which is valid for 2 years.

To book this course for weekdays 9am-5pm, please see To book this course for evenings or weekends, please contact us here in Limerick.