Paramedics

Cardiac First Response – Advanced

Cardiac First Response – Advanced

In addition to the curriculum taught at CFR Community level, the Advanced course teaches the airway management: suctioning, use of an oropharyngeal airway (OPA), supraglottic airway (SGA) devices, bag valve mask (BVM), roles in team resuscitation and oxygen administration.

  • Early warning signs of Heart Attack 

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Adult & Infant 

  • Safe use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) 

  • Basic principles of medication administration 

  • The Chain of Survival 

  • Recognition of Sudden Cardiac Death 

  • Recognition of Stroke 

  • Choking (Foreign Body Airway Obstruction) Adult Child & Infant

  • Airway Management, including Advanced Airway Adjuncts 

  • Oral Suctioning 

  • BVM use 

  • Oxygen Therapy

Course Requirements: This course is a requirement to maintain your practitioner licence and must be kept in date to ensure your licence is valid with PHECC. This course may be undertaken by a responder level student, but some skills cannot be used unless under clinical direction and your organisation allows it. If you are at a Responder level, please contact your organisation and ensure that it is possible for you to use the skills learned.

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