FIRST AID AT WORK

Guided Learning Hours: 18

Aims: to ensure that learners are competent to act as qualified first aiders within the workplace. The course includes emergency first aid procedures and recognition and management of illnesses in the workplace.

Objectives:

❖  Describe the role and responsibilities of a first aider

❖  Assess an incident

❖  Explain the purpose of Basic Life Support

❖  Demonstrate resuscitation techniques, secondary survey and the recovery position

❖  Explain what the chain of survival and levels of consciousness

❖  Describe how to identify and deal with a choking casualty and other causes of hypoxia

❖  Explain and demonstrate how to deal with bleeds, fractures, sprains, wounds and shock

❖  Describe how to recognise anaphylaxis and other respiratory conditions

❖  Manage a casualty with chest pain

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Regulated Qualification: