Cardiac First Response – Community (CFR-C)

CFR-COver 10,000 people die each year from cardiovascular disease in Ireland with approximately half of those deaths estimated to be caused by sudden cardiac arrest.

The vast majority of cardiac arrests happen out of hospital and usually in close proximity to a friend or a family member.

If you learn how to perform CPR, you may be able to save a life.

What you will learn on our course

Undertaking a Cardiac First Response – Community course with St John Ambulance Ireland allows you to learn how to help save a life through the following

  • How to perform cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
  • The safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • How to recognise and treat Choking
  • How to recognise and treat heart attack (includes administration of aspirin
  • Recogntion and treatment of stroke
  • How to place a person in the recovery position

Advantages of learning CPR with St John Ambulance Ireland

  • Trained and highly experienced instructors
  • Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) approved and certified course
  • Small classes focused primarily on practical skills to maximise learning experience

Course details

  • Course cost is €70.
  • Maximum of 6 students per instructor with as many instructors as required
  • Classes start at 9.30am on date of courses at our headquarters on Leeson Street, Dublin

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St John Ambulance Ireland
29 Upper Leeson Street
Dublin 4, Ireland

tel: (0)1 668 8077

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Volunteer for Us

We are always looking for bright and enthusiastic people who enjoy team work and want to learn new skills.

St.John Ambulance is made up of volunteers from every walk in life, from those professionally involved with pre-hospital care to people who had no previous experience of first aid prior to joining the organisation.

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We receive no State funding. We are entirely dependent on contributions from the public and donations made to the Organisation for services rendered by our volunteer members.

All donations, however small, are therefore greatly appreciated.