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Basic First Aid

limerick call-for-dates € 100
Duration: 1 Day
Max Number in Group: 10

This 1 day Basic First Aid course is designed for those who may come across first aid situations infrequently. It is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills to provide emergency life saving care in common emergency situations.

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This 1 day Basic First Aid course is designed for those who may come across first aid situations infrequently. It is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills to provide emergency life saving care in common emergency situations.

Who is the course intended for?
This course is intended for anyone who wish to learn how to act in emergency and life-threatening situations
Duration:
1 day
Training methodology:
This course is a classroom based and instructor led highly interactive programme utilising a range of training methods: presentation, small group interactions, demonstrations and practical hands-on AED training.
Assessment:
MCQ & practical skills assessment
Accreditation/Certification:
On successful completion of this course participants will receive Amber Safety Certificate of Completion valid for 2 years.

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Course Objectives

On the completion of this Basic First Aid course participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the signs of a life-threatening emergency.
  • Respond in an effective, safe and appropriate manner, to a life-threatening emergency, utilising basic life support skills.
  • Retrieve and appropriately use, if required, an automated external defibrillator during a cardiac arrest.
  • Report and record their actions and interventions appropriately and handover to emergency medical services.

Course Programme

  • Emergency situations – what to do?
  • Patient Assessment
  • Bleeding & Wounds
  • Shock
  • Burns
  • CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
  • Poisoning
  • Head & spinal injuries
  • Sudden illness