Basic First Aid

The course is designed to teach students the information needed for first aid, In this course, students learn skills such as how to treat injuries and use basic first aid


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Course Overview

The Basics First Aid course is aimed at providing learners with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills
to support emergency first aid in the workplace. The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and
responsibilities of a first aider and how to assess and incident. It also covers first aid skills in cardiopulmonary
resuscitation (CPR), providingfirst aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and shock

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:
• Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
• Be able to assess an incident
• Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
• Be able to manage a casualty who is not breathing normally and unresponsive
• 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 with minor injuries
• Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock

• Learners who are assumes a position of First Aider in their company

Principles of Responding to a Health Emergency
• Methods of Surveying the Scene and the Victim(s)
• Performing a primary survey of each victim including airway, breathing, and circulation assessments as well as the
presence of any bleeding.
• Basic Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• Basic First Aid Intervention
• Universal Precautions
• First Aid Supplies
• Shock
• Bleeding
• Poisoning
• Burns
Bites and Stings
• Medical Emergencies
• Head and Neck injuries
• Eye injuries
• Chest injuries
• Nose injuries and bleeds
• Mouth and Teeth injuries
• Abdomen injuries
• Hand, Finger, and Foot Injuries
• Temperature Extremes
• Musculoskeletal Injuries

• general scene safety.
• likely eventsequence.
• rapid estimate of the number of persons injured.
• identification of others able to help atthe scene.

o 4 hours
• Assessment Method
o Written Evaluation Required for all students
o Skills Evaluation – Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.
• Delivery Options
o Instructor-led.
o The course materials are supported by video & group exercises.
• References
o Standard Number: OSHA 1918 App V
o Title: Basic Elements of a First Aid Training Program (Non-mandatory)

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