Emergency First Aid at Work - Portchester Library - Friday 7th June 2024

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Emergency First Aid

Portchester Library

Friday 7th June 2024

9.15am to 4.30pm

Free tuition, optional Certification £25 to be paid directly to the 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.

  • Describe how to act safely and effectively when an accident or emergency occurs
  • Demonstrate the treatment and priorities of care for an unconscious patient
  • Demonstrate recording information accurately and using the content of first aid equipment
  • Describe and demonstrate how to recognise and treat a person in seizure
  • Demonstrate the recognition of cardiac arrest/delivery of Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Demonstrate how to recognise/safely treat a patient who is choking
  • Demonstrate the correct procedure for a patient who is bleeding and going into shock, including caring for burns
  • Describe 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. There is a practical assessment for anyone wishing to gain a first aid qualification, and a good level of English will be required to pass the assessment

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.

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