Emergency First Aid
Saturday 1st April 2023
9.30am to 4.30pm
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 if someone becomes ill or injured. The course consists of instructor led tuition with the emphasis on practical application of first aid skills. There are only practical assessments, with no theory based exams.
The cost of the course is £20 if you require a first aid qualification. The course is free if you do not require a level 3 qualification.
- 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
- Demonstrate the treatment splinters, grazes, nose bleeds and bleeding
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 or experience: This practical based course is suitable for both complete novices as well as those wishing to refresh their skills
How will I learn: Tutor demonstration, individual and whole group practical activities
How will I be assessed: Learner demonstration/support/feedback and peer support
Next steps: 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.
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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