Basic First Aid Awareness


First Aid

First aid is the initial assistance or treatment given to someone who is injured or suddenly taken ill. This course is designed for staff that needs to know what to do in the event of an emergency situation.

The course covers the following topics:-

  • Introduction to first aid
  • Legislation and the duties of a First Aider
  • Managing an incident
  • Emergency priorities
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Recovery position
  • Contents of a first aid box

How to deal with the following:-

  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Choking
  • Fainting
  • Epilepsy
  • Angina
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Diabetes
  • Fractures

The duration of this course is usually over 3 hours however, it can be extended depending on each organisational requirements.


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