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Mountain Bike First Aid We are delighted to be involved with Cyclewise Training and we aim to deliver the most appropriate and enjoyable course of its type in the country. The facilities are excellent at Whinlatter, excellent parking and access to a cafe for lunch and other refreshments. You can also ride one of the trails after the day ends! Vital Signs have developed this course specifically for the Mountain Bike environment. It is suitable for all mountain bikers, satisfies the requirements of all Mountain Bike Qualifications. Further, this 16 hour course also satisfies the requirements of ALL the Outdoor National Governing Bodies for their instructor awards (NGB`s). This course is recognised by the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and has a unit structure: UNIT 2 - OFA2 (L5004376) The Training Package 2 x 8 hour sessions Interactive hands on practical training delivered by highly experienced trainers with great practical experience of casualty care in remote areas. One CPR(Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) training manikin per 2 participants Easy to follow individual course booklet specifically written for the outdoor professionalenthusiast A recognised certificate valid for 3 years Teaching Elements a. The recognition & Monitoring of the signs of life - Vital Signs b. A memorable and recallable systematic method of dealing with any incident. c. Managing the unconscious casualty. d. Treating external bleading. e. The recognition & treatment of shock. f. CPR and blocked airway resuscitation. g. Treating the most common injury. Sprains, strains, fractures and dislocations. h. Recognition and treatment of headbrain injuries. i. How to manage the spinal injury. j. Major injuries. Chest, Abdomen, Pelvis, Femur. k. Common Mountain Bike Injuries l. Helmet Removal m. Body Armour - considerations. n. Burns. o. Common Medical emergencies including - Diabetes, Anaphylatic Shock, Asthma, Stroke, Epilepsy. p. Obtaining a history - 90% of diagnosis is history! We need to be good at it! q. Mechanism of injury, specifically relating to the mountain biker. r. 4 hours of realistic outdoor scenarios. What do i need to bring?: A pen, outdoor clothing, Photo ID and yourself! You may wish to bring a packed lunch. The Cafeteria at Whinlatter is normally open.

Mountain Bike First Aid We are delighted to be involved with Cyclewise Training and we aim to deliver the most appropriate and enjoyable course of its type in the country. The facilities are excellent at Whinlatter, excellent parking and access to a cafe for lunch and other refreshments. You can also ride one of the trails after the day ends! Vital Signs have developed this course specifically...

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