Cardiac First Response (CFR) Community Course
This course is the required standard of training for any group wishing to link to the National Ambulance Service as a Cardiac First Responder Group.
The CFR Community Course taught by the Irish Heart Foundation includes the Heartsaver CPR AED Course or the BLS Provider Course as its basis with additional modules. Use of the Heartsaver CPR AED Course as part of a CFR Community Course is recommended for lay people while healthcare professionals should complete the CFR Community Course where it includes the BLS Provider Course.
The additional CFR portion of the course includes:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive both an IHF/AHA Heartsaver CPR AED or BLS Provider course completion card (depending on the type of course you have completed) along with an IHF/PHECC CFR Community course completion card, both of which are valid for 2 years.
To find a CFR Community Course in your area please contact any of our affiliated organisations listed here.