The Introduction to First Aid course includes all the essential skills to enable you to treat most first aid incidents. You will learn how to deal with patient safety, resuscitation, CPR, wounds/bleeding, foreign bodies, shock, fractures, burns and poisoning. During this course you will learn the essential skills to enable you to feel confident in any emergency.

Suitable for: Everyone
Certified By: Emergency Care
Duration: Full, half day or two hours
Preconditions: None
Books/Notes: Emergency First Aid book provided
Certificate Valid For: 2 years
Class Size: maximum of 10
Cost: Contact [email protected] 

Syllabus (Depending on length of course)

Introduction to First Aid
Personal and patient safety
Approach, assessment, and accident scene management
Making a 999 / 112 call
Resuscitation: Rescue Breathing, one person C.P.R.
Resuscitation in children
Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO)
Using Resuscitation Devices
Recovery position
Wounds and Bleeding 
External and internal bleeding causes and treatment
Shock and Bleeding from Special Areas
Bandaging Skills
Foreign Bodies in wounds
Vital Signs
First Aid Kits
Fracture recognition and management
Muscle and joint injuries
Bandaging Skills
Management of Burns
Management of Poisons
Managing the effects of Heat and Cold
Management of Medical Conditions and minor injuries