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.

  • Mouth to mouth & use of Mask for breaths.

  • How to check for breathing and response.

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

  • ow 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

Joymac Training

QQI Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation

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)