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First Aid Awareness

This basic first aid training course was developed to provide information on how to act safely and effectively in the event of an incident requiring first aid or medical assistance. The course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and confidence in administering first aid, but does not provide you with the competence to do so as there is no practical assessment.

Introduction to First Aid

In this module you will learn to:

Identify the 3 aims of first aid

  • Understand First aid and the Law
  • Understand and identify the roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Understand basic scene management

Delivering First Aid

In this module you will learn to:

  • Understand the primary survey
  • Understand the secondary survey
  • Identify and understand the recovery position
  • Understand how to deal with a breathing and non-breathing casualty

Using an AED

In this module you will learn to:

  • Understand the term AED
  • Understand and identify the chain of survival
  • Identify the considerations required when using an AED

Dealing with a choking casualty

In this module you will learn to:

  • Understand the differences between a partial and a complete obstruction of the upper airway
  • Identify the signs and indicators of choking
  • Understand how to effectively treat choking with back slaps and abdominal thrusts

Dealing with wounds, bleeding and infection control

In this module you will learn to:

  • Identify and differentiate between the 3 main vessels in the body
  • Understand and identify internal bleeding
  • Identify and treat the types of bleeding that may occur
Costs: £9.99
Delivery Method: Online

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