Emergency First Aid Training Health & Social Care Education

Emergency First Aid Training

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Course description

This is a two-three day course provides the training, assessment and certification to become a qualified first aider if your organisation risk assessment indicates that first aid training is required. The course is HSE recommended and complies with Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations and the approved code of practice L74 guidelines for the qualification of workplace first aiders. A health and social care expert will deliver this course once a month as a live interactive face to face course only.  This course covers knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of people working in the health and social care. Assessment includes multiple choice questions (MCQs) and practical assessments.

Course length

2 – 3 Days

Course Structure

During this course, you will cover the following:

  • Principles of first aid
  • Prevention of cross-infection
  • Basic life support (CPR & use of an AED)
  • Breathing management
  • Managing unconscious casualties
  • Assessing and treating wounds & bleeds
  • Treating anaphylaxis
  • Treating shock or sudden poisoning
  • Treating burns, poisoning and eye injuries
  • Treating common major and minor illnesses
  • Managing asthma attacks and choking
  • Fractures, dislocations and head injuries
  • Managing epilepsy and diabetes
  • Record keeping and equipment use
  • Legal aspects and secondary surveys

Course assessments

You will be assessed via:

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Practical Observation