BASIC FIRST AID
A two day course (16 hours). The outdoor first aid course is designed to introduce a systematic way of first aid for managing casualties. Topic learning and practicals intermixed with scenarios of real situations. The course includes:
The fundamental workings of the body, in particular the heart, lungs and airway
Assessing a casualty
Introduces a system to cope with all incidents as safely as possible
Deciding how to deal with an accident or incident
Awareness of delayed medical help and adverse environmental conditions
First aid training with the REC scheme is easy and fun. The course is progressive by building on each session, introducing new scenarios to test all techniques for:
Emergency: vital signs • emergency action • airway • unconscious • choking • bleeding •
breathing and circulation • cpr
Environment: heat stress • cold stress • hot injuries • cold injuries
Illness: chest pain • stroke • asthma • epilepsy • diabetes
Injury: head • spine • chest • abdomen • pelvis • bones • soft tissue • eye
Rescue: transportation • communication
To accommodate the RYA syllabus our Outdoor course will include understanding the differential for drowning, immersion and seasickness.
All candidates entering the REC scheme start with the outdoor first aid module
The Outdoor first aid course is certified for three years and is an entry point for the REC scheme. It is the approved course for RYA, BCU, MLTB.
Cost: £120.00 Per Person
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