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Outdoor First Aid, Upminster, Essex

25th June 2016 - 26th June 2016
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 26th June 2016

| From - £144.00 pp (inc. VAT)

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OUTDOOR FIRST AID IS OUR MOST POPULAR COURSE.

The outdoor course deals with issues involved with the long term care of casualties in a remote setting. It is often referred to as a Wilderness First Aid or a Remote First Aid.

All our outdoor courses involve getting outdoors practicing the skills learnt in the classroom to enhance the learning experience

We also look at first aid equipment and how you may adapted and improvise your own equipment to support your first aid kit.

The course is suitable for outdoor enthusiasts, environmental consultants and professionals working in the outdoor industry.

This 2 day (16 hour) course is recognised by the National Governing Bodies such as the Mountain Leader TrainingBritish Canoe UnionBritish CyclingBritish Association of Snowsport Instructors  Royal Yachting Association etc. Be sure to check your NGB requirements.

Certificates are issued through our OfQual approved Awarding Organisation

WE ALSO HAVE A OUTDOOR FIRST AID KIT AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

COURSE CONTENT OF THE OUTDOOR FIRST AID COURSE

  • Introduction
  • Vital signs
  • Accident procedure
  • Recognition and treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Recognition and treatment of seizures
  • Recognition and treatment of Cardiac Arrest (Adult CPR)
  • Recognition and treatment of Drowning / Child CPR / Infant CPR
  • Recognition and treatment choking casualties
  • Recognition and treatment of bleeding injuries
  • Recognition and treatment of traumatic bleeding (including the use of clotting agents and tourniquets)
  • Recognition and treatment of burns and scalds
  • Recognition and treatment potential fractures to arms and lower legs
  • Recognition and treatment soft tissue injuries
  • Recognition and treatment head injuries (brain injuries – concussion, compression)
  • Recognition and treatment neck injuries
  • Recognition and treatment of injuries to the torso (chest, stomach, pelvis and thigh)
  • Practical incidents to re-inforce learning
  • Recognition and treatment of common medical emergencies (Asthma, diabetes, anaphylaxis, bites, stings,)

Recognition and treatment of core heating and cooling (hyper and hypo thermia)

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Details

Start:
25th June 2016
End:
26th June 2016
Cost:
£144.00
Event Category:

Venue

Upminster
Upminster, Essex RM14 2TY United Kingdom