120496: -First Aid Level 1 Two days / 16 Hours SD 001

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Audience: Employees whom are elected as First Aiders at the work place, Supervisors and Managers whom are on the Health and Safety Committee.  Any individual who would like to broaden their knowledge in the primary health care field.

Objectives:

Introduction to First Aid

  • What is First Aid?
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Record Keeping
  • First Aid in Practice
  • Principles of First Aid

The Human Body

  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Nervous System
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Skin
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Renal System
  • Endocrine System

Assessment of the emergency situation

The Primary Survey

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Relief of Choking’

Secondary Survey

  • Head to Toe Assessment
  • Vital Signs
  • Level of Consciousness
  • Pulse
  • Breathing
  • Skin Colour
  • Capillary Refill

First Aid for Common Injuries

  • Bleeds
  • Types of Bleeding
  • Types of Wounds
  • Treating Bleeds
  • Minor wounds
  • Impaled Object
  • Amputation
  • Abdominal Injury
  • Burns/Breaks
  • Spinal Injuries

Conclusion

Terminology

  • Anatomical Positions
  • Directional Terms
  • Anatomical Postures
  • Medical Terminology

Assessments

Duration: 2 Days
Cost: On Request

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