First Aid Responder Training – PHECC 7th, 12th & 14th of August

Wednesday  7 August  2019  9:30 AM    Wednesday  7 August  2019 11:59 PM
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First Aid Responder Training – PHECC Next Course Dates – 7th, 12th & 14th of August Duration – 3 Days Refresher Period – 2 Years First Aid Responder (FAR) Training Course – PHECC Objectives On completion of this course, participants will be able to:• Display skills related to the delivery of a first aid response• Assist in the recovery of people suffering medical emergencies• Provide adequate cover before emergency services arrive• Provide first aid in the workplace amongst other environments Course Programme • First Aid in the workplace: legal requirements and the role of the First Aider• Patient Assessment: Primary survey, vital signs, protecting casualties with suspected neck injuries• Respiratory Emergencies• Cardiac First Response: The chain of survival calling for an ambulance, starting CPR and using a Defibrillator. • Wounds and Bleeding: How to deal with blood injuries, how to recognize different types of wounds and how to treat them, minimizing the consequences of internal bleeding. • Altered levels of consciousness how to treat shock and the recovery position. Treating a casualty with loss of consciousness.• Musculoskeletal Injuries: treatment of broken bones, sprains, strains, and dislocations.• Burns and scalds, chemicals, electric shock: causes and treatment of burns, electric shock & electrocution, poisoning. Assessment An assessment takes place at the end of the third day. There is a practical and theoretical element to the assessment. Participants complete a multiple-choice examination paper and undertake skills assessments. In order to be successful, participants must achieve a mark of 80% or greater in each element of the assessment. Successful completion of the First Aid Response course leads to certification (ONLY) PHECC. All successful participants will receive a certificate which is valid for two years. Recertification in First Aid Response is required every 2 years.

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