FIRST AID COURSES > Outdoor / Remote First Aid
(2 days)

This 2 day course extends the essential core skills of the 1 day Emergency First Aid course by looking at major injuries for example broken bones and head injuries. It is suitable for those who work in the outdoor industry or for people who regularly visit remote locations and may have to deal with first aid incidents when at a distance from emergency services.

Course Content

DAY 1

  • Introduction to Course and Principles of First Aid
  • Vital Signs
  • Casualty Monitoring
  • Accident Procedure
  • Safe Airway Procedures
  • Incident Management Scenario – Safe Airway Position
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Bleeding and Shock
  • Incident Management Scenario – Injured and Bleeding
  • Minor Injuries
  • Summary & Plan for the next day
  • CPR Test

 

DAY 2

  • Day 1 Review
  • Soft Tissue, Bone and Joint Injuries to the Limbs
  • Incident Management Scenario – Unconscious with Damaged Limb (splinting)
  • Head Injuries including Eyes
  • Neck and Spinal Injuries and Casualty Handling (Team Log Roll)
  • Outdoor Scenario
  • Common Illnesses (asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, heat illness)
  • Bites, Stings and Anaphylaxis
  • Outdoor Scenario – Snake Bite
  • Outdoor Scenario – team incidents and triage and stretcher carrying
  • Written Test
  • Summary including Post Traumatic Stress

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