This 1 day course is intended for those who wish to refresh their skills as occupational first aiders. Topics covered include; responsibilities of first aider, examination of unconscious casualty and resuscitation.
Duration: 1 Day
Participants: Up to 10 participants
Assessment: Practical and written assessments.
Accreditation: On full completion of this course each participant will receive a FETAC Level 5 Award (valid for 2 years)
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate practical first aid skills to Occupational First Aider standard.
- Explain new developments in First Aid.
This course is intended for certified first aiders who wish to keep up with developments in first aid practice and to refresh skills that may be only occasionally used.
Chain of Survival / Scene Safety / Responsibilities of First Aider
Unconsciousness - Examination of unconscious casualty / Recovery position
Resuscitation - Practical demonstration and class practice / Asphyxia / Heart attack / Approach and treatment
Bleeding and Wounds - Control of bleeding and wounds including amputation, wounds with a foreign body, internal bleeding, assessment of fractures and appropriate treatment
Injuries - Examination of the eye, treatment of foreign bodies and chemical splashes in the eye
Burns and Scalds / Poisoning - causes and treatment / Epilepsy / Asthma / Crush injuries - approach and treatment