CFR and Emergency Medicines Training




Managing Anaphylaxis, Asthma & Hypoglycaemia: What Your Organisation Needs to Know

Allergy Lifestyle is delighted to announce that we have been approved as a PHECC (Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council) Recognised Institute to offer appropriate training to individuals and groups who wish to avail of certified training in basic life support (Cardiac First Response) and the administration of the following medicines in an emergency until handover to an appropriate practitioner.

Epinephrine (Adrenaline) for the emergency treatment of adults and children (< 16 years old) with anaphylaxis (anaphylactic shock),

Salbutamol for emergency treatment of adults and children (< 16 years) with an acute asthmatic attack

Glucagon for emergency treatment of adults and children (< 16 years) with hypoglycaemia.

This has been possible by SI No. 449 of 2015 Medicinal Products (Prescription and Control of Supply) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015 and PHECC clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) (commonly known as SI 449 of 2015 or the Emergency Medicines legislation).

Our certified training course is based on these standards which will be used to train staff from schools, crèches, sports clubs, restaurants, etc in how to recognise an emergency situation and how to administer the appropriate medicine.

Course Details:

Currently Available in Ireland Only.

A Cardiac First (Epinephrine / Salbutamol / Glucagon) Responder plays a vital role in keeping a person alive until they can receive expert clinical care. We offer the following courses;

  • Cardiac First Response
  • Cardiac First Response with Epinephrine – Adrenaline
  • Cardiac First Response with Salbutamol Inhaler
  • Cardiac First Response with Glucagon
  • Cardiac First Response with Epinephrine & Salbutamol

Course Objective:

The Cardiac First Response (Epinephrine / Salbutamol /Glucagon) Course is designed to provide the participants with the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies and respond in an effective safe and appropriate manner. Participants will learn how to administer the appropriate response / medicine and report and record their actions.

Course Content:

  • Patient Assessment
  • Adult, Child, Infant CPR
  • Use of Face Mask Barrier Devices
  • Automated External Defibrillator – AED
  • Recovery (safe airway) Position
  • Adult, Child, Infant Choking – Conscious and Unconscious
  • Airway Obstruction Adult, Child and Infant
  • Aspirin Administration for Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Anaphylactic recognition
  • Epinephrine Auto-injector administration
  • Salbutamol inhaler administration
  • Glucagon administration


Who Should Attend:Anyone from any organisation: : pre-schools, national schools, secondary schools, crèches, sports clubs, sports venues, retail outlets, restaurants, train/bus stations, etc.
Manual:PHECC CFR Student Handbook
Duration:6-8 hours (Depending on modules selected)
Participation:Maximum of 6 participants
Certificate:Certificate issued to Each Participant upon successful completion of the course
Certificate Valid For:2 years
Accreditation:Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council – PHECC
Course Cost:Please contact us for details
Medicines Service:We offer an optional Medicines Service for your organisation, please contact us for details.


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