Emergency First aid at Work

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Emergency First aid at Work

Broad Aims: The aim of the course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills
to undertake the role of an emergency first aider.

Overview: This course is designed for anyone wanting to become an accredited emergency first aider or appointed person. This qualification provides learners with skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in low risk work environments.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the day, the learner will be able to:

    • List the role and responsibilities of an Emergency First Aider.
    • List ways to minimise the risk of infection
    • State the importance of establishing consent before providing treatment
    • Complete an accident form
    • List the contents of a first aid kit
    • Explain the need for recording and reporting incidents
    • State the principles of conducting a ‘scene survey’
    • Identify the types of dangers a first aider could face
    • Conduct a ‘primary survey’ of a casualty
    • Identify when to call the emergency services
    • State the principles of assessing a casualty’s level of consciousness
    • Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway using the ‘head tilt, chin lift’ method
    • Demonstrate how to check if a casualty is breathing
    • Identify the reasons for placing a casualty in the recovery position
    • Demonstrate how to place an unconscious casualty in the recovery position
    • State the principles of managing a casualty who is having a seizure
    • State the principles of the ‘chain of survival’
    • Identify when to perform CPR
    • Demonstrate how to administer CPR
    • Identify the two types of choking
    • Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
    • Identify the different types of external bleeding
    • Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is bleeding
    • List the recognition features of shock
    • List the causes of shock
    • State the principles of managing a casualty who is in shock
    • State the treatment for minor cuts, grazes and bruise
    • State the principles of administering first aid to a casualty with
      a minor burn/scald
    • State the principles of administering first aid to a casualty with
      a small splinter

 This course is available as a Full day

Prices start from £25 per person.

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