This one-day first aid course covers essential first aid skills and follows the HSE recommended course content
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Emergency First Aid at Work & Basic First Aid
This one-day first aid course covers essential first aid skills and follows the HSE recommended course content. It is especially suited for people who want a basic first aid course or a nominated first-aider in smaller, low risk working environments.
We don’t try and blind you with medical science instead we give practical ways to deal with first aid situations in a comfortable learning environment.
Having completed this one-day course you will be equipped to deal with minor injuries and how to maintain life until more experienced help arrives.
No formal assessment, continuous assessment is over the course with no written exam. The REC Certificate is valid for 3 years.
What emergencies are you trained to deal with?
Acting safely, promptly and efficiently in an emergency
CPR & use of a defibrillator
Treating an unconscious casualty (inc seizures)
Wounds & bleeding
Preventing cross infection, recording incidents & use of available equipment
(These topics are not covered by EFAW, so if any of these injuries may occur then a full First Aid at Work should be provided.)
Sprains & strains
Burns & scalds
Heart attacks & strokes
Hypo & hyperthermia
THE COURSE COVERS
UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF THE FIRST-AIDER
ASSESSING THE SITUATION & CASUALTY
DEALING WITH UNCONSCIOUS CASUALTIES
PERFORMING CPR (CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION)
USE OF A DEFIBRILLATOR
ADMINISTER FIRST AID TO A BLEEDING CASUALTY
TREAT FOR SHOCK
FIRST AID FOR MINOR INJURIES (INCLUDING SMALL CUTS, BRUISES, MINOR BURNS, ETC.)