First Aid at Work (3 days)

By: Primary Response First Aid Training  19/06/2011
Keywords: First Aid Training, Emergency First Aid, CPR

Course Description
This First Aid at Work Course is designed to train individuals and company staff that require HSE Approved Training. This course covers all the required First Aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious or bleeding, ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services.

Who is suitable for the Course?
Nominated workplace first aiders or anyone wanting a comprehensive, interactive introduction to First Aid at Work.

What will you learn?
This course will give you a more in-depth knowledge of first aid and the confidence to apply this to an emergency in the workplace.

Course Duration & Other Information
This is a minimum of 18 hours split over 3 days
There is a maximum of 12 candidates per course
Courses can be held on or off site

Course content
First Aid at Work Regulations & Rules
Fears of First Aid, Barriers & Initial Assessment
Unconscious Casualty, Breathing & Recovery Position
The Heart, Sudden Cardiac Arrest and CPR.  Includes 1 rescuer CPR, chest only compressions and CPR handover to a second rescuer
Adult Choking, Conscious & Unconscious
Serious Bleeding Management
Spinal Injury Management
Breaks & Fractures
Burns & Scalds
Head Injuries
Temperature Related Illnesses
Eye Injuries
Bites & Stings
Crush Injuries & Chest Injuries
Electrical Injuries
Anaphylatic Shock
Heart Attacks/Angina
Asthma & Respiratory problems, including Hyperventilating

Assessment & Certification
After completing written and practical assessments, successful candidates will recieve an HSE approved certificate which is valid for 3 years.  Students will also recieve their own manuals.

Keywords: CPR, Emergency First Aid, First Aid Training

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