Introduction to First AidDownload as PDF
Introduction to First Aid
LO1: Explain different Basic Life Support guidelines
LO2: Explain the relevant national and global legislation
LO3: Explain the normal life conditions for the human body
LO4: Explain the vital systems of the human body
LO5: Explain safety in an emergency situation
LO6: Explain how to manage an incident
LO7: Explain the ‘C’-A-B-C Principle
LO8: Explain haemostasis of critical/catastrophic external haemorrhage
LO9: Explain first aid for obstruction of airways
LO10: Explain first aid for an unresponsive casualty
LO11: Explain the theory and practice of AEDs
LO12: Explain first aid for external and internal bleeding
LO13: Explain shock
LO14: Explain secondary survey
LO15: Explain different incident types
LO16: Explain minor to serious incidents
LO17: Explain psychological First Aid
Basic First Aid
No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.
The aim of this course is to provide the delegate with an awareness of key first aid basics. You will learn about the associated legislation, human anatomy, how to manage a first aid incident and lifesaving using primary and secondary survey methods.