“First Responder Course”
Cardiac First Responder Training:
On Saturday 5th January Shannon Rowing Club organised, in conjunction with the purchase of a new AED (Defibrillator) unit, a Cardiac First Responder Course.The course saw 12 volunteers including coaches,committee members and athletes partake in the 1 day certifiable program designed to teach people the necessary skills involved in being a Cardiac First Responder. The course covered cardiac arrest, heart attack,stroke and choking.All participants had to undergo practical assessments during the course on the correct procedures involved.All participants qualified and will receive Certificates which will last for 2 years.”
This defibrillator is a great asset to have for the club.