This course is suitable for people aged 16+ who have previously completed a first aid at work course and need to renew their first aid at work qualification for another three years in order to continue to act as a first aider for their workplace.
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.
Customers must be able to carry out the practical elements from the course outline.
Customers must have previously attended a 3-day First Aid at Work course. Minimum age 16.
Delegates will learn how to
- is unresponsive and breathing
- is unresponsive and not breathing, including how to use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
- is choking
- is feeling 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:
- heart attack including the administration of aspirin
- angina attack
- 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).
Welcome and introduction
Dealing with an emergency
Bleeding and wounds
Bleeding heavily from a wound (Limb, embedded object in a wound, palm of hand, scalp/head)
Unresponsive and breathing adult
Unresponsive and not breathing adult
Accident recording, reporting and COSHH
Severe allergic reaction
Bleading and wounds - Crush injuries, prenetrating wounds, abdominal wounds, amputation, small blisters and splinters, small bruises and wounds, nosebleed, eye wounds, bites and stings
Bone, muscle, and joint injuries
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