Duration: 1 day
Certificate: valid for 3 years.
First aid is defined as the 'help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available'. The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require an employer to provide suitable first aid cover in the workplace.
Successful completion of this course enables the learner to provide first aid in the workplace. Skills learned on this course are not only useful in the workplace but in the home or anywhere at all.
Some of the topics this course covers are the following:Preventing cross infection, Prioritising treatment, Conduct primary survey, Cardiopulmonary, Resuscitation (CPR), How to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Recovery Position, How to control external bleeding, How to treat shock, how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds, small cuts, grazes, bruises, small splinters, etc.
‐ Understand the role of the first aider;
‐ Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure);
‐ The importance of preventing cross infection;
‐ The need for recording incidents and actions;
‐ The use of available equipment;
‐ Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency.;
‐ Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure) ;
‐ Administer CPR;
‐ Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking ;
‐ Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;
‐ Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock;
‐ Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters).
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