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First Aid & AED

Course Overview:

The First Aid & AED course is a comprehensive one-day training program designed to equip participants with essential skills and knowledge in providing first aid and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in emergency situations. This course is ideal for individuals seeking to gain confidence in responding to medical emergencies and potentially life-threatening situations.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to First Aid
    • Role and responsibilities of a First Aider
    • Legal considerations and consent
    • Assessing the scene and victim
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    • Adult, child, and infant CPR techniques
    • Rescue breathing and chest compressions
    • Hands-on practice with mannequins
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
    • How AEDs work and their importance
    • Step-by-step guide to using an AED
    • Safety precautions and maintenance
  • Handling Common Emergencies
    • Bleeding and wound care
    • Burns and scalds
    • Fractures and dislocations
    • Head, neck, and spinal injuries
  • Medical Emergencies
    • Heart attacks and strokes
    • Asthma and breathing difficulties
    • Diabetes and low blood sugar
    • Allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
  • Minor Injuries and Care
    • Cuts, scrapes, and bruises
    • Sprains, strains, and muscle injuries
    • Bandaging and splinting techniques

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the day, the participants will:

  • Learn the fundamental principles of first aid, including assessing the situation, ensuring personal safety, and prioritizing care.
  • Identify common medical emergencies such as cardiac arrest, choking, bleeding, shock, burns, and fractures, and understand how to respond effectively.
  • Gain hands-on experience in performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and using an AED, including proper pad placement and delivering shocks.
  • Learn techniques for treating minor injuries like cuts, scrapes, and bruises, as well as more serious conditions such as sprains and strains.
  • Understand how to assist individuals experiencing medical conditions such as asthma attacks, diabetic emergencies, seizures, and allergic reactions.

Duration of the Course: 1 day

Certification: A certificate of completion will be provided to participants who attend the full course.


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