First Aid At Work

Highfield Qualifications

Course Date

Wed
07
October
2020
-
Fri
09
October
2020

Course Time

9:00 am
-
5:00 pm
each day

Location

Birmingham

Course Pre-Requisites

Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course syllabus and be able to kneel to administer Basic Life Support (BLS).

Course Syllabus

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a first-aider
  • Be able to assess an incident
  • Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
  • ~Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • ~Recovery position
  • ~Seizure
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries
  • ~Small cuts
  • ~Grazes
  • ~Bruises
  • ~Small splinters
  • ~Minor burns and scalds
  • Be able to conduct a secondary survey
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
  • ~Dry heat
  • ~Wet heat
  • ~Electricity
  • ~Chemicals
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
  • ~Dust
  • ~Chemicals
  • ~Embedded objects
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness
  • ~Heart Attack
  • ~Stroke
  • ~Epileptic seizure
  • ~Asthma attack
  • ~Diabetic emergency

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