First Aid at work at Stanmore College


Course Content

INTRODUCTION

  • Principles of First Aid
  • Emergency Management Procedure
  • Care Cycle™.

SCENE SAFETY

  • Scene Survey.

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

  • Patient Survey
  • Patient Unresponsive and Breathing Normally (Recovery Position)
  • Unresponsive Non Breathing Patient (CPR Adult)
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Alternative Ventilation Procedures
  • Chain of Survival
  • Choking.

LIFE THREATENING CONDITIONS

  • Control of Bleeding
  • Shock Management

SECONDARY SURVEY

  • Patient Survey: Patient Responsive
  • Patient Survey: Unresponsive Breathing Patient Physical Assessment (Top to Toe Survey) BREATHING PROBLEMS
  • Asthma
  • Chest Injuries.

CIRCULATORY PROBLEMS

  • Angina
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Fainting

ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS

  • Electrical and Chemical Injuries
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite
  • Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke.

NERVOUS SYSTEM PROBLEMS

  • Epilepsy and Seizures
  • Head Injuries
  • Spinal Injuries. OTHER MEDICAL PROBLEMS
  • Allergies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Diabetic Emergencies • Poisoning. OTHER INJURIES
  • Eye Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Dislocation
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Minor Injuries.
  • First Aid Kit
  • Risk Assessment of First Aid Needs Checklist
  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Accident Recording
  • Patient Report Form (PRF)

Course Outcomes

Management of a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services. The Course also contains relevant Health and Safety at work information.

The First Aid at Work course is designed to meet the requirement of organisations whose first aid needs assessment as determined that their organisation require full First Aid at Work trained employees. The course content meets the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

This course will provide all the required first aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services. It also covers other topics such as COSHH, RIDDOR and other first aid health and safety at work information.

Progression

N/A

Entry Requirements

All candidates must be fit and well and be able to carry out tasks including CPR on the floor and be and be able complete all assessment tasks both written and practical. Candidates must attend all teaching sessions, 18 hours in total.

Assessment

Knowledge and skills assessment by course tutor.

Equipment

N/A