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This two-day course is designed for those who require a basis for providing basic First Aid to children in an emergency situation. It is designed to assist participants in the treatment of minor accident/incident injuries and life saving skills.

Course content:
Description and definition of the function of a First Aider, this includes what he/she can or cannot do safely and competently in the event of an accident or emergency.
The course includes an overview of:
•    Scene assessment including personal and casualty safety.
•    Identification as far as possible the mechanism or nature of the injury or illness
•    Arrange for medical help if required
•    Prioritising treatment
•    Life threatening conditions, Asphyxia, Respiratory Arrest, Cardiac Arrest
•    CPR including practical (Infant & Child)
•    Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (Infant & Child)
•    Diagnosis
•    Unconsciousness / Head injuries / Spinal Injuries
•    Eye Injuries
•    Bleeding
•    Fractures
•    Burns and poisoning
•    Medical emergencies

Maximum number of participants: 10 people


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