Principles of First Aid - Adults and Children

Principles of First Aid - Adults and Children

Ideal for anyone wanting to better understand the Principles of First Aid that can help to save lives

This course will help to ensure you have sufficient information about the Principles of First Aid and Basic Life Support and if required, also help pave the way for becoming an appointed person.

An appointed person's role is one that includes looking after the first aid equipment and facilities and calling out emergency services when required. They can also provide emergency cover (not annual leave) within their role and also bring an additional level of competence when the first-aider is absent (due to unforeseen circumstances).

This course is not only suitable for professionals but is also ideal for parents, grandparents and families, as an understanding of First Aid and Basic Life Support can help to save lives!

The aims of this programme are therefore to:

  • provide individuals with the knowledge required when providing first aid to adults and children prior to the arrival of a first aider or the emergency services.
  • enable individuals to understand the procedures for assessment at the scene.
  • facilitate individuals understanding of the essential basic first aid and life-saving information.

The course content therefore covers:

  • Health & Safety (first Aid) regulations
  • Accident/incident recording & reporting
  • Treatment priorities
  • CPR & CPR guidelines
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Bleeding
  • Poisons
  • Spinal injuries/bone injuries
  • Falls/head injuries
  • Burns, scalds including chemical burns
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Diabetes & Asthma
  • Needle stick injuries
  • Shocks
  • Paediatric first aid

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    "Easy enough to use and the questions are clear and understanding"

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    "Very useful, enjoyed the course very much. I found the course very useful and extremely informative and helpful."

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    "This is a great and flexible form of learning. It is user friendly and extremely practical when time factor is an issue."

  • Mavis Jumpah-Kingsley said:

    "This course has been really good.

    It emphasised the things that I needed to know about vulnerable adults.
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  • William Moore said:

    "a good thorough and well informed course. I am very impressed and pleased of the knowledge I have taken in. Thank you."

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  • Dan Lane said:

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    I think that putting the questions to answer half way through the course gave me a better understanding of the subject."

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  • Dorothy Smith said:

    "Very helpful and informative especially regarding contact information if I need to refer to it in the future."

  • Dan Lane said:

    "I liked this course!
    I think that putting the questions to answer half way through the course gave me a better understanding of the subject."

  • Dan Lane said:

    "I liked this course!
    I think that putting the questions to answer half way through the course gave me a better understanding of the subject."

  • Mickala Attard said:

    "Very easy to use and informative "

  • Jeannette Willmer said:

    "This course was very well put , gained a lot of knowledge which i will use in my job. very interesting."

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  • CHARLES ITAUMA said:

    "The course was intensive and very informative , and useful to me. I will carry out my job much better and confidently."

  • Katie Hall said:

    "I think that the course is fab"

  • Anne Wood said:

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