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Emergency response this course consists of a combination of theoretical and practical sessions,concentrating on the immediate response and action required in the event of any emergency or life threatening situation,prior to ambulance or any other emergency service attedance. The course,although structured to enable consistancy of teaching and learning,is flexible so as to accommodate varying needs of the delegates,with regard to their background,requirements,and working environment. There is no formal assessment,the instructor assesses as the course progresses. On successful completion,each delegate receives a certificate of attendance and competance. Course content principles of first aid triage action at an emergency safety at scene casualty assessment and management care and management of the unconscious casualty (including the recovery position) airway management recognition and management of cardiac arrest (cpr) recognition and management of choking (including back blows and abdominal thrusts) recognition and management of asthma recognition and management of anaphylaxis (including use of epipen*) recognition and management of shock recognition and management of medical emergencies (diabetes,epilepsy) recognition and management of head injuries (concussion,compression,skull fracture,stroke*) recognition and management of fractures* recognition and management of injuries to muscles and soft tissues (including rice procedure*) other subjects** *optional subjects **includes hyperthermia,hypothermia,poisoning,burns,etc the emergency response course can be tailored to include care of the younger patient(not including infants or babies,this is covered by a separate course)

Emergency response this course consists of a combination of theoretical and practical sessions,concentrating on the immediate response and action required in the event of any emergency or life threatening situation,prior to ambulance or any other emergency service attedance. The course,although structured to enable consistancy of teaching and learning,is flexible so as to accommodate varying...

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