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Basic First Aid

Please find the full course description further down the page.

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  • Duration

    2 days

  • Language

    English

  • Course code

    OFA739

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Basic First Aid

Objective

The course consists of a combination of theory and practical training modules based on the HSE first aid at work requirements.

Target Group

The training is appropriate for personnel requiring a first aid certificate to meet the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Health and Safety ( First Aid ) regulations.

Prerequisites

No prior training is required by delegates attending this training course.

Examination

On completion of this course, a written assessment will be taken.

Course Contents

The course consists of practical and theoretical training and knowledge of:

• Basic Anatomy and Physiology
• Care of the unconscious casualty
• The recovery position
• Resuscitation
• Shock - recognition and treatment
• Wounds and bleeding
• Burns - recognition and treatment of thermal, chemical and electrical burns
• Fractures - recognition and treatment
• Poisons - types and effects of poisoning
• Illness and medical emergencies