Advanced First Aid
3 days course
Briefing over the key teachings of basic first aid, plus an additional development on the topics.
Ideal for designated first aiders, health and safety managers and anyone who needs a first aid certificate for their vocational qualification.
Accidents and medical emergencies can happen anywhere at any time, and effective first aid can make the difference between life and death.
On completion you will:
– recognize life-threatening situations
– be able to offer vital assistance before more experienced help arrives
– be able to provide single-person CPR on an adult, child and baby
– be qualified as a workplace first aid person
Topics covered: Scene assessment, Safety, Identifying hazards & quick response methods
CPR and intro to AED, Chest pain (e.g. heart attack), Breathing difficulties, Medical conditions (e.g. stroke), Dislocations, Broken bones, Burns, Poisoning, Soft tissue injury, Head and spinal injuries
Seizures, Bleeding, Environmental conditions, approaching major incidents.