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A 4 hour course. The basic first aid course is designed to introduce a systematic way of first aid for managing casualties. Topic learning and practicals intermixed with scenarios of real situations.

The Content:

First aid training with the REC scheme is easy and fun. The course is progressive by building on each session, introducing new scenarios to test the techniques for:

  • Safety • self • bystanders • casualty
  • Vital signs: conscious level • breathing • colour • temperature
  • Accident procedure • Safe airway position (SAP)
  • Breathing problems: how to cope with choking
  • Circulation problems: someone collapses • shock • chest pain • heart stoppage
  • Unconscious casualty: what is the cause? • what can you do?
  • Bleeding: treating bleeding from open wounds
  • CPR: cardiopulmonary resuscitation • UK and European

 Resuscitation guidelines

The Candidates

Will gain knowledge and experience of the first steps in first aid

The Qualification

Life Saver and First Responder courses are certified for three years

 



 

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