Emergency First Aid - Alton Library - Friday 17th March 2023


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Emergency First Aid

Alton Library

Friday 17th March 2023

9.45am to 4.45pm

Free, Certification available at a cost – to be discussed with tutor

The course will equip the first aider with skills to be able to confidently undertake emergency first aid iif someone becomes ill or injured at home/community setting. The course consists of instructor led tuition with the emphasis on practical application of first aid skills. This is a practical course which is interactive and fun.

Please note this course is for those with personal caring responsibilities and not for businesses or those who need one for their workplace. We reserve the right to refuse a booking if we feel it is for business purposes.

  • Describe how to act safely and effectively when an accident or emergency occurs
  • Demonstrate the treatment and priorities of care for an unconscious patient
  • Describe how to recognise and treat a person in seizure
  • Describe the recognition of cardiac arrest/delivery of Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Describe how to recognise/safely treat a patient who is choking and a patient who is bleeding
  • Demonstrate the correct procedure for shock, including caring for burns

Who is this Course for: This is a course aimed for candidates with little or no first aid knowledge. The course is designed to give the learner skills to be able to respond to everyday first aid emergencies, confidently and effectively. It is a practical course, so floor work for CPR/Recovery position is needed.

Previous Knowledge/Experience: This practical based course is suitable for both complete novices as well as those wishing to refresh their skills.

How will you learn: Tutor demonstration, individual and whole group practical activities.

How will you be assessed: Tutor Observation

Progression opportunities from this course are: Paediatric First Aid Courses.

This course is aimed at Hampshire residents aged 19+ Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

You will be contacted by a member of the learning in Libraries team prior to the course. We are unable to process your booking without a phone number.

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