This First Aid at Work course is specifically designed for the target audience.
First Aid at Work training includes Emergency First Aid at Work and also equips the first-aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries and illnesses. It fully meets the Health and Safety Executive legislation (www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid). Ideally, the course should be run over three consecutive days, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs.
By the end of this 3-day course, you should be able to:
- Understand the importance of cross infection
- Know how to don and doff Personal Protective Equipment.
- Identify danger & keep yourself safe
- Perform basic life support of an adult
- Perform basic life support for a suspected COIVD-19 patient
- Safely use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
- Manage a choking patient
- Manage an unconscious patient & the recovery position
- Manage a fitting patient and discuss epilepsy
- Understand and manage anaphylaxis and how to use Epipen
- Recognise the presence of major illness (including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes) and provide appropriate first aid.
- Understand and manage a sudden poisoning
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
- Provide first aid for smaller injuries
- Understand and manage injuries to bones, muscles, joints & spinal injuries
- Head, face and eye injuries
- Chest injuries
- Burns and scalds
- Know what to do following a clinical incident
- Day 1 will be full of information and include lots of on-site hands-on practical teaching
- Day 2 will be delivered online over Zoom. This day will include a fair bit of theory, and is intended to educate whilst decreasing exposure to people who aren’t normally in your bubbles.
- Day 3 will be another day full of information and include lots more on-site practical teaching
Attendees will be able to use their own individual mannequins and their own individual training defibrillators, thus reducing transmission risk. Upon arrival to practical days 1 and 3 everyone will be provided with full Level 2 PPE (Gloves, Surgical face mask, Apron). 2 meters social distancing will also be maintained thorough out.
This course is designed to educate, whilst maintaining safe practices and increasing confidence as to how first aid should be delivered in these troubling times
Suggested 3 day course itinerary:
Sessions will mainly be classroom orientated but with practical demonstrations and instruction throughout.
- Session 1 09:00-10:30 hrs (15 min break)
- Session 2 10:45-12.45 hrs (1 hr lunch)
- Session 3 13:45-15:15 hrs (15 min break)
- Session 4 15:30-17:00 hrs
To pass this course attendees will each need to be deemed as competent in all of the topics, so session 4 of each day will be the assessment session