FIRST AID/BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

Course Objectives :

 

To equip candidates with basic knowledge to be able to recognize an emergency situation and respond to the scene in order to administer the basic first aid principles and treatment to patients.

 

The course is divided into three phases: level 1, level 2 and level 3.

 

Level 1 is conducted over a period of two days . Level 2 is conducted over a period of three day. Level 3 is conducted over a period of five days.

Both levels consists of theory and practical sessions accompanied by theoretical and practical assessments at the end of the programme.

First Aid Level 1

  1. Introduction ( Introduction to first aid and legality)
  2. Anatomy and Physiology
  3. Primary Survey – Principles of first aid, Safety and emergency scene management
  4. CPR – Artificial Respiration
  5. Secondary Survey - Bleeding, Burns and Brakes/Fractures
  6. Bleedings – Dressings, Bandages and Slings
  7. Burns – Wounds dressing
  8. Fractures - Types of fractures and fractures treatment
  9. Shock
  10. Unconsciousness
  11. Fainting
  12.  Head and spinal injuries
  13. Patient recovery position
  14. Transport and handover procedures

First Aid Level 2

Introduction ( Introduction to first aid and legality) Anatomy  and Physiology

Primary Survey – Principles of first aid, Safety and emergency scene management

CPR – Artificial Respiration

Secondary Survey  - Bleeding, Burns and Brakes/Fractures Bleedings – Dressings, Bandages and Slings

Burns – Wounds dressing

Fractures - Types of fractures and fractures treatment Shock

Unconsciousness Fainting

CNS – Head and Spinal Injuries Patient recovery position

First Aid Level 3

  1. Introduction ( Introduction to first aid and legality)
  2. Anatomy and Physiology
  3. Primary Survey – Principles of first aid, Safety and emergency scene management
  4. CPR – Artificial Respiration
  5. Secondary Survey - Bleeding, Burns and Brakes/Fractures
  6. Bleedings – Dressings, Bandages and Slings
  7. Burns – Wounds dressing
  8. Fractures - Types of fractures and fractures treatment
  9. Shock
  10. Unconsciousness
  11. Fainting
  12. CNS – Head and Spinal Injuries