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The Basic First Aid course is designed to train individuals and company staff that require appointed person training in basic first aid skills and require training in the management of specific illnesses and injuries. This course will provide first aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services. The Basic First Aid course is designed to meet the recommendations of the HSE Health and Safety at Work Regulations for Appointed Persons in the Workplace. This course also meets the first aid requirements of the Department for Children, Schools and Families for First Aid in Schools. Hands-on Skill Practice Students will practice the essential skills in small groups and will apply these skills in scenario sessions during the course. Assessment Students are assessed throughout the course by instructor observation of the essential skills. There is also a summative assessment of knowledge and skills at the end of this course. Course Topics Introduction ? Principles of First Aid ? Chain Of Survival ? Emergency Management Procedure ? Care Cycle? Scene Safety ? Scene Survey ? Exposure Protection ? Risk to Rescuer ? Barrier Devices Basic Life Support ? Primary Survey and Reassessment ? Clearing the Airway ? Recovery Position ? CPR Adult ? Alternative Ventilation Procedures ? Introduction to AED ? Adult Choking Life Threatening Conditions ? Severe Bleeding ? Shock Management Secondary Survey ? Patient History Taking ? Chief Complaint ? Signs and Symptoms ? Past Medical History ? Physical Assessment ? Head to Toe Survey ? Patient Report Form (PRF) First Aid Topics ? Breathing Problems ? Circulatory Problems ? Environmental Problems ? Nervous System Problems ? Other Medical Problems ? Other Injuries First Aid Health and Safety ? First Aid Kit ? Accident Reporting

The Basic First Aid course is designed to train individuals and company staff that require appointed person training in basic first aid skills and require training in the management of specific illnesses and injuries. This course will provide first aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the...

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