Our 1 Day Emergency First Aid Course is designed to give anyone who has dealing with child and understanding of the treatment of Injuries, Illness & just everyday occurrences.
Who should attend?
Anyone who wants to be trained and certified as an Emergency First Aider and deliver first aid care, at home or as back up to a Occupational First Aider
Learners who successfully complete this Emergency First Aid Course will :
- Understand the responsibilities of the first aider.
- Be able to provide treatment for preserving life or minimising the consequences of injury until the arrival of medical aid
- Be able to provide treatment for an injury which does not require the attention of a medical practitioner or nurse
English is the language in which training is delivered and participants must have a good command of the English language. If participants wish to bring an interpreter they may do so but prior notice must be given to Philip & Son Training Consultants.
Emergency First Aid Course Programme
- Unit 1: First Aid Responsibilities
This module covers the role of the First Aider, the legal requirements and how to effectively ensure the safety of the first aider.
- Unit 2: Patient assessment
After this module, the candidate will be able to do a primary and secondary survey on a potential casualty. They will know how to take vital (pulse, breathing, etc) signs and treat appropriately.
- Unit 3: Basic Life Support
After this module, the student will understand the chain of survival and will be able to activate their links, by calling for an ambulance, starting CPR.
- Unit 4: Medical Emergencies
The student learns how to treat shock and how to do the recovery position. This will allow them to treat a casualty who has a range of medical emergencies
- Unit 5: Wounds and bleeding
This module teaches the student how to deal with blood injuries. They will know how to recognise the different types of wounds and know how to treat them.
- Unit 6: Musculoskeletal injuries
At the end of this module, the student will be able to treat patients who have fractured (broken) bones as well as deal effectively with casualties who have sprains, strains and dislocations.
- Unit 7: Burns and scalds, chemicals, electric shock
This module covers the treatment of major and minor burns as well as the many different causes of burns. It also covers poisoning and how best to treat someone who has been poisoned. The student will cover electrical shock and how to manage a patient who has been electrocuted.
Methods of Training
The course is highly interactive with each theory session being followed by demonstration, practical tasks and assessment of individual skills.
Continuous Assessment throughout course – with a PSTC Training Certificate