This course covers: The role of the First Aider, the importance of preventing cross infection. The need for reporting incidents and accidents. Use of available equipment. Assessing the situation and act safely in an emergency. Administer cardio pulmonary resuscitation. administer First aid to a casualty who is; Unconscious (Including seizure), chocking, wounded or bleeding, suffering from shock. Provide appropriate First Aid for minor injuries (small cuts and grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds and small splinters). Additional subjects covered: Administer First Aid to a casualty who is suffering: heart attack, stroke, head injury, fractures, burns and scalds.
This course complies with the Health & Safety (First-aid) regulations 1981 (Appendix 6 Content of an Emergency First Aid at Work (EFWA) course). Candidates will undertake additional learning teaching time in order to cover heart attacks, strokes, head injuries, fractures, burns and scalds. This course is delivered in partnership with First Response