Emergency First Aid
Duration: 1 day
This non-accredited course succeeds HSE-accredited Emergency First Aid at Work. It qualifies participants, as First Aiders and certificates remain valid for three years with annual updates recommended.
· The role of the first aider including reference to:
· The law and the need for recording incidents and accidents
· First aid kits
· Actions at an incident
· Casualty care and first aid for a conscious casualty
· First aid for an unconscious casualty: Recovery position and CPR
· First aid to a casualty who is: choking; bleeding; suffering from shock
· Other medical conditions
· Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries
Methods of delivery:
We will use visual and practical materials and exercises.
This is a participatory course, and we welcome your knowledge and experience. You will receive a booklet and some guidance notes to consolidate your learning.
· Assess situation and casualty
· Give appropriate care and first aid for conscious or unconscious casualties
· Treat bleeding, burns, shock and other medical conditions
· Treat minor injuries
Anyone designated an appointed person or in a role requiring this level of first aid cover. It can also be used to update previous certification.
Delegates must inform of any injury, illness, physical impairment or pregnancy due to the mandatory practical elements of the course. Loose, comfortable and non-revealing clothing is advised for safety, comfort and preservation of dignity. Trousers are suggested rather than skirts.
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.
Emergency First Aid at Work
First Aid at Work Individuals who work within the care sector, volunteers, trainees and candidates for Level 2 Care.