Completed through the Academy of Emergency Care in Sport,which is part of the Dept. of Emergency Medicine,Cork University Hospital. Training in this area has enabled me to cover competently incidents and accident procedures and in particular within the realm of the sports environment.
Emergency First Aid
Areas include accident procedures, Basic life support including CPR, Choking and care of the unconscious casualty, Management and treatment of wounds and bleeding.
As a Cardiac First Responder
I can assess a collapsed casualty, Perform CPR on an adult, child and infant.
Recognise the signs of choking and how to clear the obstruction.
Operate an Automated External Defibrillator(AED) safely.
Recognise the signs of a heart attack and stroke and be able to provide treatment.