Participants who have completed this course will be able to

The student instructor will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and attitude to instruct using both the theoretical and practical teaching methods necessary for the Cardiac First Response Advanced course.


Who should attend?

Access to a Cardiac First Response Advanced Instructor course is for persons practicing (volunteering or working) in EMS, fire and rescue services and for healthcare professionals.



Learners must be over 18 years of age


Duration & Course Delivery

The CFR Instructor Standard includes tuition in instructional methods (IM) and a period of supervised teaching practice.  The IM component is no less than 2 days/12 hours.  The period of supervised teaching practice is not specified and may be extended until the specific learning outcomes are achieved.  The typical pathway is to assist on the first course, part teach the second and deliver a third independently while being monitored. 

Maximum Number of Candidates 

6 attendees per 1 Instructor

Course Content in Brief

  • Course Content in Brief

  • The objective of the course is to enable participants to teach Cardiac First Response Advanced Courses.

  • The CFR Advanced Course is accredited by the Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council

  • CPR and AED

  • Administration of aspirin

  • Stroke assessment (FAST)

  • Recovery Position

  • Choking

  • Critical Incident Awareness

  • Supraglottic (SGA)

  • Bag Valve Mask

  • Pulse Checks

  • 2 person CPR

  • Oxygen Administration

  • Post Resuscitation Care



PHECC Cardiac First Response Advanced Instructors Certificate

Recertification is required every 2 years

NOTE:  4 PHECC CFR Advanced courses must be delivered in this period




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