FIRST AID AT WORK (FAW)
This is a nationally recognised certificate. The course is 18 hours over 3 days and must be completed in 3 weeks. It is a modular course with ongoing assessments and a multiple-choice question paper. You will be able to understand the role and responsibility of a first aider. You will learn how to assess an incident and to manage the unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally and one who is not breathing normally. Recognise and assist a chocking casualty. You will also learn how to perform CPR and how to use an AED.
EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK (EFAW)
Understand the role and responsibility of a first aider to manage an unconscious casualty who is breathing normally and the casualty who is not breathing normally, recognise, and assist a choking casualty, manage external bleeding. Manage a person in shock and a casualty with a minor injury. You will also be able to demonstrate CPR and use of an AED.
This 2-day course is for learners who already hold a current FAW certificate and it is due to expire. It will then last for 3 years. It will also give you a chance to learn of any updates to their previous course and updates from the European Resuscitation Council with regards to CPR.
CPR AND AED
On this 6-hour course you will learn how to do CPR. You will also learn how to use an AED, i.e. where to place the pads and how to clean and maintain the unit.
This is a one-day course to teach you the guidelines for the use of oxygen and how to administer it. You will also learn about its benefits and contraindications (when not to use it). The correct way to store the cylinders and the dangers of using a compressed gas. How to check that the cylinder is safe to use. When to give oxygen to a casualty.
IMMEDIATE MANAGEMENT OF ANAPHYLAXIS
This course will teach you how to recognise someone with anaphylaxis, manage a casualty who is breathing normally and a casualty who is not breathing normally. How to manage a casualty with anaphylaxis, including the preparation and use of an adrenaline auto injector safely. How to handover to a medical professional.
PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID
On this two-day course, you will understand the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider. How to assess an emergency situation safely and be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child, in the following circumstances: - unresponsive and breathing normally; unresponsive and not breathing normally; foreign body airway obstruction; control external bleeding; shock; anaphylaxis. You will also learn how to give first aid to an infant and child with injuries to muscles bones and joints, and the following situations: - head and spinal injuries; conditions affecting eyes, ears and nose; chronic medical conditions or sudden illness; experiencing extreme heat or cold; electric shock; burns/scalds; poisoning/stings; minor injuries. You will also be able to understand how to complete records relating to illness, injuries and emergencies.
EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID
On this one-day course, you will understand the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider. How to assess an emergency safely and be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child, in the following circumstances: - unresponsive and breathing normally; unresponsive and not breathing normally; foreign body airway obstruction; control external bleeding; shock; anaphylaxis
MINI MEDICS FOR CHILDREN 7YRS TO 15YRS
This 3-hour course will give children the confidence and basic knowledge to perform first aid not only to a family member but also to someone on the street. It shows them how to use an AED and the recovery position and how to bandage minor wounds, someone choking or bleeding, in shock or an asthmatic. At the end of the three hours they receive a certificate, workbook, and a syringe type pen.
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