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First Aid Online Course

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10 GBP
English
Distance
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Professional Training

Course description

First Aid Online Course

First Aid Awareness is a specialist course covering terminology, legal requirements and first aid techniques in case of an emergency.

The course aims in particular to teach its readers how to assess an incident and manage a casualty who is choking, bleeding, in shock, unconscious, not breathing or having a seizure.

The course uses audio-visual elements to help the readers learn how to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation step by step; how to manage an unconscious person; and treat a casualty who is choking. The reader will also learn how to treat minor injuries that commonly occur in the workplace.

This course can be used as stand-alone or in conjunction with practical training.

Benefits

  • Improve your career prospects.
  • Learn valuable knowledge, skills, advice and guidance to help you achieve success.
  • Study online from anywhere.
  • Study at your own pace.
  • Download and print your industry recognised certificate on successful completion.

Who can take the course?
Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements.

What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down into bite-sized modules. You're free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each section, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.

Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web-based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers and most tablet devices etc. so you can even study while on the move! As long as you have access to the internet, you should be able to study anywhere that's convenient.

Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all the modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken at a time and location of your choosing.

What if I don't pass the test?
If you don’t pass the test first time then you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.

When will I receive my certificate?
Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it.

How long does it take to complete the course?
We estimate that the entire program is likely to take around 2-4 hours to work through initially, but you may want to allow more time to repeat some areas. You should allow an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

First Aid Awareness - Section 1 (Laws and Provision)
First Aid Awareness is a specialist course covering terminology, legal requirements and first aid techniques in case of an emergency. The course aims in particular to teach its readers how to assess an incident and manage a casualty who is choking, bleeding, in shock, unconscious, not breathing or having a seizure. The course uses audio-visual elements to help the readers learn how to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation step by step; how to manage an unconscious person; and treat a casualty who is choking. The reader will also learn how to treat minor injuries that commonly occur in the workplace. This course can be used as stand-alone or in conjunction with practical training.
First Aid Awareness - Section 2 (First Aid)
This section covers:
• What is First Aid?
• What are the aims of First Aid?
• What does a first-aider need to think about when attending an incident?
• The contents of a First Aid Kit
First Aid Awareness - Section 3 (Primary Survey)
This section covers:
• What is a Primary Survey?
• Why it is important
• How to carry out a Primary Survey
First Aid Awareness - Section 4 (Secondary Survey)
This section covers:
• What is a Secondary Survey?
• How to carry out a Secondary Survey
First Aid Awareness - Section 5 (Recovery Position)
This section covers:
• What is the Recovery Position?
• When would I use it?
• How do I do it?
First Aid Awareness - Section 6 (Resuscitation)
This section covers:
• A review of the Primary Survey
• Resuscitation in adults
• Resuscitation in children and babies
• Resuscitation following asphyxia
First Aid Awareness - Section 7 (Choking)
This section covers:
• The difference between coughing and choking
• How to recognise choking in an ADULT
• How to treat an ADULT who is choking
• Choking in children and babies
First Aid Awareness - Section 8 (Shock)
This section covers:
• A definition of shock
• What causes shock
• How to recognise shock
• How to treat shock
First Aid Awareness - Section 9 (Heart Attack, Angina and Strokes)
This section covers:
• What is a heart attack?
• What are the signs and symptoms?
• How do I treat it?
• What is the difference between heart attack and angina attack?
• Strokes
First Aid Awareness - Section 10 (Wounds and Bleeding)
This section covers:
• The six types of wound
• Preventing cross infection
• Sterile wound dressings
• Life-threatening bleeding
First Aid Awareness - Section 11 (Epilepsy)
This section covers:
• What is epilepsy?
• The different types of epilepsy
• Recognising a seizure
• Treatment
First Aid Awareness- Section 12 (Burns and scales)
This section covers:
• What is the structure of our skin?
• Types of burn
• Burn depth
• First Aid treatment
• Hospital treatment


Please ensure you have read every page of the course (numbered at the bottom of the screen), otherwise you will not have the option of taking the test.

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