Course – First Aid and Emergency

COURSE: BASIC FIRST AID

First aid is the assistance or treatment that a person with the necessary skills can give to another if they are injured or taken ill.

The course consists of theory and practical with continual assessment.

COURSE OVERVIEW

The course is designed for learners with limited or no previous first aid experience to be able to safely and effectively carry out first aid in an emergency situation, and who wish to take this training to develop their knowledge and/or skills in this subject area.

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Course Dates: Please click on bookings to see available dates.

Venue: Ipswich Training Centre

Price: £40.00

The skills that each successful candidate can achieve are:

  • primary survey (using DRABC approach)
  • dealing with medical emergencies
  • shock
  • heart attack
  • asthma
  • nose bleeds
  • bandaging/slings
  • minor external bleeding
  • dealing with an unconscious casualty
  • minor injuries
  • choking
  • first aid kit contents
  • infection prevention and control
  • legislation and documentation

COURSE: ADVANCED FIRST AID

This course aims to facilitate skills for those with previous first aid knowledge or for those who wish to gain skills in this area or re-qualify at a higher level.

COURSE OVERVIEW

The course consists of theory and practical with continual assessments, and questioning by the tutor.

BOOK YOUR COURSE

Course Dates: Please click on bookings to see available dates.

Venue: Ipswich Training Centre

Price: £75.00

The skills that each successful candidate can achieve are:

  • primary/secondary survey
  • medical emergencies
  • recovery position
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • use of the automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • shock
  • fractures
  • severe external bleeding
  • effects of heat and cold
  • assessing a burn
  • hypoxia
  • anaphylaxis and use of Adrenaline auto injector (Epipen)
  • infection prevention and control
  • principles of bandaging
  • legislation/documentation.

COURSE: BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

This course is designed for those who require updates and requalification in life support.

COURSE OVERVIEW

The course consists of theory and practical with group work, and questions by the tutor, supported by continual assessment.

BOOK YOUR COURSE

Course Dates: Please click on bookings to see available dates.

Venue: Ipswich Training Centre

Price: £35.00

The skills that each successful candidate can achieve are:

  • recognition of the deteriorating casualty/patient
  • airway management using adjuncts
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR)
  • use of automated external defribillator (AED)
  • recovery position
  • infection prevention and control
  • updates on European Resuscition Council guideleines.