Person Centred


Course description

American Heart Association CPR & AED Training – Adults & Children

Choking – Adults & Children

Aimed at Health Care Assistants, Activity Co-ordinators & Other Staff
Goals of the course

How to do CPR safely & effectively with the use of an AED Machine on Adult/Child.

How to check for breathing and response.

How to help and Adult/Child if they are choking.

How to call for help, call Emergency Services & Check scene is safe.

Learning outcomes
  • How to Call for Help or Call Emergency Services (999)

  • Verbalises scene is safe – checks for response (Tap & Shout)

  • CPR for Adult and Child.

  • Compressions – Moves clothes out of the way, locates hand placement (lower half of breastbone) 1 or 2 hands for Child. 30 compressions in 18 seconds or less.

  • Breaths without mask – visible chest rise – compressions started within 10 seconds.

    Breaths with Mask – visible chest rise – compressions started within 10 seconds.

    Use of AED (turns on immediately after it arrives) Checks for Breathing or only gasping (minimum 5 seconds; maximum 10 seconds)

    Choking for Adults

    Choking for Child

Certification American Heart Association 2 Years

Garry McWade

QQI Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation

Certificate: F070297038865F                                                                                                             

Heartsaver® Instructor American Heart Association ID: 1147706

Irish Heart Foundation / Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC)

CFR Instructor ID: GG 075283                                                                 

Duration 3 - 4 Hours.
Price JOYMAC Training Costs

Course Materials
  1. Course conducted with AHA Interactive Video + Skills Test Sheet.
  2. Feed Back Form.
  3. Frequently Asked Questions (AED).
  4. Frequently Asked Questions (Chest Compressions Only CPR)