On November 23rd 2019, Killarney Cardiac Response Unit members participated in a training event assisted by the National Ambulance Service (NAS). We were joined by many of the CFR groups active throughout the region and areas such as Cardiac arrest management, Patient assessment and equipment familiarization were covered. Thank you […]
On October 16th Killarney cardiac response unit took part in international restart a heart. The international aim of Restart a Heart in 2019 is to raise awareness about cardiac arrest and increase bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). I5 KCRU volunteers were involved supported by the Michael Linehan heartsafe Killarney group, Spin […]
Killarney Cardiac Response Unit were recently joined by members of Order of Malta ambulance corps Limerick unit for a morning of scenario training. These simulated incidents covering a range of CFR call types were located throughout Killarney and tested the skills of both the responders and ambulance crews. Order of […]
Unit members recently attended a skills training day organized by CFR Ireland. The event which took place in Killarney consisted of workshops including patient assessment, pit crew CPR, CPR feedback. Thank you to Jason,Ian,John and Mike for delivering the training. Donal from NAS and special thank you to Lissivigeen national […]
We were recently joined by Barradubh cardiac responders for a combined training session. This training involved discussion on challenging calls and the key elements of effective resuscitation. We work closely with the other CFR groups in our locality and hope to further build upon this relationship.
On Saturday 22nd of June a number of KCRU volunteers visited the National ambulance service control room in Tallaght, Dublin. The staff of NEOC were very obliging to our team and talked them through the call taking, dispatching and AMPDS system used in emergency calls. We would like to take […]
on June 1st the unit provided free information sessions on CPR and AED. The event which operated between 12 and 6pm introduced members of the public to CPR practice, AED awareness and the locations of public access AED’s. We would like to thank all those who supported us on the […]
Recently Killarney community college organized a school’s CPR challenge. In line with this event a number of students utilized their artistic skills to create CPR related artwork. Some of the examples below. Well done to all staff and students at the Killarney community college for enhancing CPR and AED training […]
On Friday 10th of May 2019 Killarney cardiac response unit provided CPR / AED awareness at Killarney golf and fishing club. This awareness event was in conjunction with the Paudie O’ Connor memorial golf classic of which St.Pauls basketball club and Killarney cardiac response unit were beneficiaries. Thank you to […]
For 2019’s CFR Ireland Respond conference 11 members of Killarney CFR attended. The conference is Ireland’s largest gathering of community responders and is comprised of skills workshops, guest speakers and exhibits.