Would you know what to do if a colleague, family member, friend or member of the public needed emergency first aid?

Cost: £40 to SCVS member organisations.

Having an awareness of key first aid techniques is essential, and can mean the difference between life and death in an emergency situation. This course takes you through your roles and responsibilities as a first aider, how to assess an incident and the key techniques of emergency first aid depending on the symptoms presented.

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Assess an incident
  • Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
  • Manage a casualty with external bleeding
  • Manage a casualty who is in shock
  • Manage a casualty with a minor injury

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