Education & CPD

Heartsaver Healthcare Provider CPR & AED Course


* These prices include online discounts - prices may be higher if booked over the phone or in person.

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  •   Date: Friday, 28 April 2017
  •   Registration: Friday, 28 April 2017 09:00
  •   Start: Friday, 28 April 2017 09:15
  •   End: Friday, 28 April 2017 16:00
  •   Location: PDC Centre, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Whitworth Building, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7


This one-day course is the newly released 2010 American Heart Association’s (AHA) guidelines for CPR and ECC for Healthcare providers. The changes from the A-B-C SEQUENCE to the C-A-B SEQUENCE, and the rational behind it, is explained in detail while providing the maximum time for each participant to gain the skills of resuscitation. The content of this course will include the following: • Adult, child and infant CPR • Bag and Mask ventilation • Foreign Body Airway Obstruction • Use of the AED for adult and child In advance of the course you will receive the new 2010 BLS for Healthcare Providers textbook. The course is limited to a maximum of six participants per instructor. On completion you will receive certification for category 1 status from An Bord Altranais, and the internationally recognised certification from both the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) and the American Heart Association (AHA). A fee of €50 will be charged if you wish to cancel your booking 10 days before the course begins. Please note: This course is limited to a maximum of 6 participants per class. Registration at 9am, Start 9.15am Finish 4.00pm
  • Friday, 28 April 2017

  • 09:00
  • 09:15
  • 16:00
  •   Location: PDC Centre, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Whitworth Building, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7
Reading List

For access to any of the references below, please contact the library. e:, t: 01 6640614

  1. McLaughlin, K., Melby, V. & Coates, V., (2013) Family-centred care during resuscitation events, Emergency Nurse, pp.28-34.

  2. Stewart, A., (2014) Basic life support for cardiac arrest: where every second counts, Nursing and Residential Care, pp.212-216.

  3. American Heart Association, (2015) Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care, Circulation; Journal of the American Heart Association, pp. S315-S573..

  4. European Resuscitation Council, (2015) European Resuscitation Council Guidelines .

  5. Resusitation Council UK, (2015) Resuscitation Council UK Guidelines .

  6. Simpson, E., (2016) In-hospital resuscitation: recognising and responding to adults in cardiac arrest, Nursing Standard, pp. 50-61.

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