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COURSE CONTENT On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to: ? understand the role of the first aider including reference to the use of available equipment and the need for recording incidents and actions? understand the importance of basic hygiene in first-aid procedures? assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency? administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious andor in seizure? administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation? administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded or bleeding andor in shock? administer first aid to a casualty who is choking? provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries. DURATION EFAW courses should contain at least six contact hours. Trainers should use continuous assessment to evaluate candidates. There is no final practical assessment. Usually, the course is run over a minimum of one day. However, it can run over a longer period, not exceeding three weeks, where each session lasts no less than two hours. As from the 1st October 2009 became a Health & Safety Executive approved course which complies with the health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 for the national qualification of the Emergency First Aider in the workplace

COURSE CONTENT On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to: ? understand the role of the first aider including reference to the use of available equipment and the need for recording incidents and actions? understand the importance of basic hygiene in first-aid procedures? assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an...

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