Overview

This course is suitable for people aged 16+ who might need to provide first aid by responding to a wide range accidents, injuries and illnesses that they could encounter in their workplace.

It is ideal for organisations whose needs assessment has identified a requirement for additional first aid training, such as having employees with a disability or a medical condition.

In addition to the topics covered on an emergency first aid at work course, this course covers treatment for a variety of injuries and medical conditions

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Prerequisites

Customers must be able to carry out the practical elements from the course outline.

Minimum age 16.

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Delegates will learn how to

  • is unresponsive and breathing
  • is unresponsive and not breathing, including how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • is choking
  • is bleeding
  • is suffering from shock
  • has burns
  • feels faint
  • has been poisoned
  • has a head injury
  • has hypothermia or heat exhaustion
  • has an injury to a bone, muscle or joint (including spinal injuries).

Learners will also be able to help a casualty who is having a:

  • seizure
  • heart attack, including the administration of aspirin
  • angina attack
  • stroke
  • asthma attack
  • severe allergic reaction
  • diabetic emergency.

The course also includes information on:

  • assessing a casualty
  • monitoring a casualty
  • where to get help
  • electrical incidents
  • accident recording and reporting
  • the control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH).
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Outline

  • Welcome and introduction

  • Dealing with an emergency

  • Unresponsive and breathing adult

  • Heart attack

  • Angina attack

  • Unresponsive and not breathing adult

  • AED

  • Choking adult

  • Seizures

  • Heat exhaustion

  • Hypothermia

  • Accident recording, reporting and COSHH

  • Burns

  • Harmful substances

  • Hygiene techniques

  • Bleeding and wounds - Bleeding heavily from a wound (Limb, embedded object in a wound, scalp/head)

  • Shock

  • Bleeding and wounds- Bleeding heavily from a wound (Palm of hand), crush injuries, penetrating chest wounds, abdominal wounds, amputation, small blisters and splinters, small bruises and wounds, nosebleed, eye wounds, bites and stings

  • Diabetic emergency

  • Asthma

  • Severe allergic reaction

  • Stroke

  • Feeling faint

  • Head injury

  • Bone, muscle, and joint injuries

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