Treating common injuries

Welcome to our first aid for common injuries. This course will cover:

  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Burns
  • Breaks, sprains and dislocations
  • Head injuries

We will be covering some emotive and difficult topics, please feel free to contact us or speak with your teachers, if you find any of the content disturbing or unclear.

For Emergency Life Support training covering the care of someone who is unconscious, take our separate courses covering the recovery position, first aid for choking and CPR.

Disclaimer: It is impossible to cover all eventualities within this course, or to equip you with the knowledge and skills to appropriately diagnose and treat in unpredictable real life situations. If you suspect serious illness or injury, you should always seek immediate professional medical advice. The author has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained within the course, however this course is merely a guide and the author does not accept any liability or responsibility for any inaccuracies or for any mistreatment or misdiagnosis of any person, however caused.

The course material has been written by Emma Hammett, Qualified Nurse, First Aid Trainer and founder of First Aid for Life in conjunction with other medical and first aid professionals. If you have any queries concerning this course, please contact [email protected]

To get started:

Click on the lesson link below titled ‘What you will need to complete this course”. You can also use the navigation on the top right-hand side.