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First Aid at Work Requalification including the use of AED

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  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Language

    English

  • Course code

    LFA001

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Please make sure pre-requirements are met

Delegates attending must be in possession of an in date First Aid at Work certificate.

First Aid at Work Requalification including the use of AED

Objective

The course consists of a combination of theory and practical training modules based on the Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations for refresher training.

Target Group

This programme is designed to provide to provide designated personnel within industry with the knowledge and skills required to administer safe and effective first aid at work. The training is appropriate for personnel in possession of a first aid certificate and is designed to meet the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Health and Safety (First Aid ) regulations for refresher training.

Prerequisites

Delegates attending must be in possession of an in date First Aid at Work certificate

Examination

Delegates will be assessed against the learning outcomes by oral and practical examination or by written and practical examination.

Course Contents

Delegates will receive refresher training covering the following topics and includes relevant updates and new techniques.

Basic Anatomy and Physiology - respiratory / circulatory / nervous systems
Care of the unconscious casualty - examination & management for breathing and non-breathing casualty
Correct use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED)
The recovery position - side lying position / positioning using blanket and stretcher
Resuscitation - demonstrate correct resuscitation procedures
Shock - recognition and treatment
Wounds and bleeding - personal hygiene in treating wounds / dress, bandage and immobilise injured parts / treatment and control of external and internal 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 - recognise and treat minor illness
Eye Injury - examination & treatment of black eye / corneal abrasions / loose & embedded foreign bodies / chemical burns / eyelid & eyeball burns
Casualty simulation exercise.