CPR & AED - Course Details


CPR involves:

  1. Recognisingthat someone is having a cardiac arrest.
  2. Contacting the emergency services on 112 or 999.
  3. Pushing hard and fast on the chest.


Every year in Ireland thousands die from cardiac arrests – 70 per cent of these happened in the home.


This CPR & AED Course gives all teaching and support staff the  basic techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and the relief of choking for adults, children and infants.


Course content

  • Introduction & Course Objectives
  • Legal Requirements
  • SAMPLE Survey
  • Primary Survey (ABC) Adult, Child & Infant
  • Secondary Survey
  • Treatment of shock
  • Breathing Rates
  • Choking Adult/Child/Infant
  • Automated External Defibrillator
  • Evaluations



Who is the course intended for:

This courses has been developed for all teaching and support staff in education to ensure they can act in a cardiac emergency.