Glin Red Cross

Glin Red Cross

There will be a CFR training course in Conway’s this Monday and Wednesday 23rd and 25th September from 7 o clock to 10 o clock. This course is fully booked but another course is scheduled for sometime in October/November 2013. Date yet to be agreed. Anyone interested in training for Cardiac First Responder should contact Marie Fitzgerald at 086 8691821. The following is course outline for the Cardiac First Responder;

Scene safety,
Checking for response/airways
Compressions (cpr)
Breathing
Infant CPR
Infant compressions
Use of the AED (defibrillator)
Recovery position
Adult and child choking
Handover to ambulance/post event.

There are presently 9 defibrillators in Glin Parish, placed to allow quick access in all areas. We have 24 people trained as Cardiac First Responders and we are actively seeking new members. The Emergeny Number is 087 6230032.

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